PROFICIENCY 41% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Pasadena Unified

Pasadena High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Pasadena Unified" in Pasadena, CA. There are a total of 1,903 students and 85 teachers at Pasadena High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 989 free lunch students and 277 reduced lunch students.

Pasadena High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.0%, which is 8% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch989
Reduced lunch277


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pasadena High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School52%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Pasadena High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 20.4% 11.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 13.4% 15.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 5.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 55.8% 65.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.5% 2.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Pasadena demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)6,10323291
Median age37.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English56%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Pasadena

Completed 8th grade87.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Pasadena High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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