South Pasadena school information

IndexSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores82%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,235
Total private schools43,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in South Pasadena are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in South Pasadena.
  • 95.3% of people in South Pasadena have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.9% of people in South Pasadena have completed high school.
  • 60.4% of people in South Pasadena have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South Pasadena

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  • Arroyo Vista Elementary335 El Centro St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 631 · Ratio: 0:186
  • Marengo Elementary1400 Marengo Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 672 · Ratio: 0:191
  • Monterey Hills Elementary1624 Via Del ReyGrades: KG - 05Students: 533 · Ratio: 0:189
  • South Pasadena Middle1500 Fair Oaks Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,054 · Ratio: 0:183
  • South Pasadena Senior High1401 Fremont Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,525 · Ratio: 0:163

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Education level achieved in South Pasadena

IndexSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.9%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college85.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree68.9%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors60.4%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters28.0%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree12.3%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Marino, CA13,29486%27%
Arcadia, CA57,25180%17%
Sierra Madre, CA11,06079%16%
Brea, CA40,44369%1%
La Habra, CA61,34169%1%
South Pasadena, CA25,91482%21%

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Batavia, IL25,90591%33%
Xenia, OH25,90370%2%
Shirley, NY25,93170%3%
Parkland, FL25,89579%15%
Greenville, TX25,89281%19%
South Pasadena, CA25,91482%21%
Source: The South 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.