Avg. test scores 54%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 103%

South Pasadena school information

IndexSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores76%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools58,30879,221
Total private schools43,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in South Pasadena are 54% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in South Pasadena
  • 95.2% of people in South Pasadena have completed 8th grade
  • 95.0% of people in South Pasadena have completed high school
  • 61.5% of people in South Pasadena have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in South Pasadena

      IndexSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade95.2%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school95.0%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college85.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree69.2%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors61.5%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters29.0%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree12.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.2%1.6%1.3%

      South Pasadena, CA School Districts

      • South Pasadena Unified School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in South Pasadena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Pasadena, CA schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In South Pasadena, CA, an average of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,47783%68%
      Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
      West Hollywood, CA35,66170%43%
      La Crescenta-Montrose, CA19,82466%35%
      South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Carrollton, GA25,96040%19%
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      Mount Pleasant, MI25,89637%25%
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      South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
      Source: The South Pasadena, 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.