1500 Fair Oaks
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
South Pasadena Middle School serves 1,112 students in grades 6-8.
South Pasadena Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

South Pasadena Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

South Pasadena Middle School's student population of 1,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

South Pasadena Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Pasadena Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#309 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Pasadena Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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