Marengo Elementary School

  • Marengo Elementary School serves 753 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Marengo Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Marengo Elementary School operates within the South Pasadena Unified School District.

Top Placements

Marengo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Marengo Elementary School's student population of 753 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students753 students
Gender %Marengo Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeMarengo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Marengo Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marengo Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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)
80%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
37%
11%
Hispanic
22%
54%
White
31%
24%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMarengo Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.720.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Marengo Elementary School is South Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • South Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 4,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,775 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,163 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameSouth Pasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,7181,585
    South Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    80%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$46 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$43 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,775$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,163$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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