South Pasadena Senior High School

  • South Pasadena Senior High School serves 1,492 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Pasadena Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

South Pasadena Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • South Pasadena Senior High School's student population of 1,492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Pasadena Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of South Pasadena Senior High School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#742 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
38%
12%
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Hispanic
26%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
28%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Pasadena Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Pasadena Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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