Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School

  • Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School serves 440 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students440 students
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeNorma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
10%
11%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
41%
54%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
28%
6%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
19%
24%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2011-2012)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorma Coombs Alternative Elementary 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.
0.710.41
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary 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.
57%
50%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
11%
9%
Norma Coombs Alternative Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,478 students has decreased by 6% 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)
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Cis Academy (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Cis Academy (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Cis Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • PasadenaCis AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 199 students
    0.4 miles
    2925 E. Siera Madre Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)396-5880
    0.4KG-12199
  • PasadenaPasadena High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1903 students
    0.4 miles
    2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)396-5880
    0.49-121903
  • PasadenaDaniel Webster Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 474 students
    0.8 miles
    2101 E. Washington Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (626)396-5740
    0.8KG-5474
  • PasadenaMarshall Fundamental
    Grades: 6-12 | 1960 students
    0.9 miles
    990 N. Allen Ave.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (626)396-5810
    0.96-121960
  • PasadenaLearning WorksCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 316 students
    1.1 miles
    90 N. Daisy Ave.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)564-2871
    1.17-12316

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