Pasadena school information

IndexPasadenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores47%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools288,30879,235
Total private schools463,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools141,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Pasadena are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 28 public schools in Pasadena.
  • 86.3% of people in Pasadena have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Pasadena have completed high school.
  • 49.1% of people in Pasadena have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pasadena

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  • Blair High1201 South Marengo Ave.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 1,154 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Cis Academy2925 East Siera Madre Blvd.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 245 · Ratio: 0:115
  • Cleveland Elementary524 Palisade St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 299 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Daniel Webster2101 East Washington Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Don Benito Fundamental3700 Denair St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 666 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Field (Eugene) Elementary3600 Sierra Madre Blvd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 315 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Hamilton Elementary2089 Rose Villa St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 599 · Ratio: 0:175
  • Jefferson Elementary1500 East Villa St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 54 · Ratio: 0:148
  • John Muir High1905 North Lincoln Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 110 · Ratio: 0:117
  • Learning Works!88 North Daisy Ave.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 33 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Longfellow (Henry W.) Elementary1065 East Washington Blvd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 501 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Madison Elementary515 Ashtabula St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 49 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Marshall Fundamental990 North Allen Ave.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 1,868 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Mckinley325 South Oak Knoll Ave.Grades: KG - 08Students: 1,188 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Norma Coombs Alternative2600 Paloma St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 375 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Options For Youth San Gabriel199 South Los Robles Ave., SteGrades: 01 - 12Students: 1,385 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Options For Youth-Burbank Charter199 South Los Robles Ave., SteGrades: 02 - 12Students: 1,208 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Options For Youth-Hermosa Beach, Inc.199 South Los Robles Ave., SteGrades: 07 - 12Students: 239 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Options For Youth-San Bernardino199 South Los Robles Ave., SteGrades: 07 - 12Students: 613 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Options For Youth-Victorville Charter199 South Los Robles Ave., SteGrades: 06 - 12Students: 1,692 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pasadena High2925 East Sierra Madre Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 207 · Ratio: 0:133
  • Roosevelt Elementary315 North Pasadena Ave.Grades: KG - 12Students: 264 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Rose City High (Continuation)351 Hudson Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 312 · Ratio: 0:15
  • San Rafael Elementary1090 Nithsdale Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 313 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Washington Accelerated Elementary1520 North Raymond Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 742 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Washington Middle1505 North Marengo Ave.Grades: 05 - 10Students: 593 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Willard Elementary301 South Madre St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 65 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle300 South Madre Ave.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 723 · Ratio: 0:141

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Education level achieved in Pasadena

IndexPasadenaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school85.3%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college72.2%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.8%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.1%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters22.9%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.9%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pasadena (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,29486%27%
South Pasadena, CA25,91482%21%
Arcadia, CA57,25180%17%
Sierra Madre, CA11,06079%16%
Temple City, CA36,00668%0%
Pasadena, CA139,06547%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orange, CA138,98054%21%
Metairie, LA140,07471%4%
Fullerton, CA137,94565%5%
Clarksville, TN140,56360%12%
Hampton, VA136,90475%10%
Pasadena, CA139,06547%31%
Source: The Pasadena, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.