Cis Academy

2925 E. Siera Madre Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91107

Tel: (626)396-5880
  • Cis Academy serves 212 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Cis Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Cis Academy operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.
  • Pasadena Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • Cis Academy's student population of 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students212 students
Gender %Cis Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Students by GradeCis Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Cis Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cis Academy is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
76%
54%
Black
5%
6%
White
15%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCis Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.41
Graduation Rate50-54%
83%
Cis Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Cis Academy is Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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