John Muir High School

  • John Muir High School serves 919 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • John Muir High School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.
  • Pasadena Unified School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 919 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students919 students
John Muir High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %John Muir High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
John Muir High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeJohn Muir High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:124:1
John Muir High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
John Muir High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
68%
54%
John Muir High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
28%
6%
John Muir High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
24%
John Muir High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
John Muir High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Muir High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.460.41
John Muir High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
50%
John Muir High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
John Muir High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,478 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,236 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,820 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District NamePasadena Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
4
Number of Students Managed18,4781,597
Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%83%
Pasadena Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
Pasadena Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
Pasadena Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,236$10,966
Pasadena Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,820$11,255
Pasadena Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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