Pasadena High School

  • Pasadena High School serves 1,903 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Pasadena High School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.
  • Pasadena Unified School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1903 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,903 students
Pasadena High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pasadena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Pasadena High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePasadena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Pasadena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
6%
11%
Pasadena High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
57%
54%
Pasadena High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
6%
Pasadena High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
20%
24%
Pasadena High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Pasadena High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPasadena High 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.
0.620.41
Pasadena High 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.
51%
50%
Pasadena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
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.
14%
9%
Pasadena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,478 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% 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)
Graduation Rate75%83%
Pasadena Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
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 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Cis Academy (0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Cis Academy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PasadenaCis AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 199 students
    0 miles
    2925 E. Siera Madre Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)396-5880
    0KG-12199
  • PasadenaNorma Coombs Alternative Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 440 students
    0.4 miles
    2600 Paloma St.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)396-5660
    0.4KG-5440
  • PasadenaField (eugene) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 473 students
    0.9 miles
    3600 Sierra Madre Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)396-5860
    0.9KG-5473
  • PasadenaDaniel Webster Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 474 students
    1 miles
    2101 E. Washington Blvd.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (626)396-5740
    1KG-5474
  • PasadenaLearning WorksCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 316 students
    1.2 miles
    90 N. Daisy Ave.
    PasadenaCA 91107
    (626)564-2871
    1.27-12316

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