John Muir High School

  • John Muir High School serves 892 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Muir High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • John Muir High School's student population of 892 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students892 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Muir High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Muir High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6732 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
25%
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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