Marshall Fundamental

  • Marshall Fundamental serves 1,992 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is equal to the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marshall Fundamental placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Marshall Fundamental's student population of 1,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,992 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshall Fundamental is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshall Fundamental is 0.59, 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 (16-17)#3670 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
60%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
20%
23%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Marshall Fundamental is Cis Academy (1.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Daniel Webster (0.6 miles away)
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Very strong academic/AP program, active PTA and a high level of parent involvement, strong music program, a wide variety of sports and other activities, most classrooms renovated less than 10 years ago. Many high-achieving families have chosen this school.
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