1400 Marengo Ave.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Marengo Elementary School serves 778 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Marengo Elementary School's student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
778 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Last Day of School (Events)
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Marengo Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Marengo Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
40%
12%
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Hispanic
17%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
27%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 778 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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