Sierra Madre Middle School

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Tel: (626)396-5910
  • Sierra Madre Middle School serves 446 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sierra Madre Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Sierra Madre Middle School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Sierra Madre Middle School's student population of 446 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students446 students
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeSierra Madre Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sierra Madre Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Madre Middle School is 0.65, 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)
51%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
7%
11%
Hispanic
28%
54%
Black
10%
6%
White
51%
24%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSierra Madre Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sierra Madre Middle School is Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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