Marshall Fundamental

  • Marshall Fundamental serves 1,971 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Marshall Fundamental's student population of 1,971 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,971 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshall Fundamental is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshall Fundamental is 0.57, 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)
35%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
62%
54%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
19%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshall Fundamental.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marshall Fundamental and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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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