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Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 51%

Altadena school information

IndexAltadenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools133,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Altadena are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Altadena
  • 89.6% of people in Altadena have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Altadena have completed high school
  • 45.8% of people in Altadena have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Altadena

      IndexAltadenaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.6%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school88.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college75.1%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree54.6%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors45.8%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters20.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%

      Altadena, CA School Districts

      • Pasadena Unified School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 13 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Altadena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Altadena, CA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Altadena, CA, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
      Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
      South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
      West Hollywood, CA35,66170%43%
      Altadena, CA45,00128%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Littleton, CO45,07247%5%
      Cleveland Heights, OH45,16059%20%
      West Seneca, NY45,19754%9%
      Altoona, PA45,20951%3%
      Titusville, FL44,74646%7%
      Altadena, CA45,00128%43%
      Source: The Altadena, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.