PROFICIENCY 81% 111% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
76%South Pasadena Unified
76%South Pasadena

Marengo Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "South Pasadena Unified" in South Pasadena, CA. There are a total of 762 students and 30 teachers at Marengo Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 73 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Marengo Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 80.5%, which is 111% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch73
Reduced lunch36


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 Marengo Elementary, 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Marengo Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 30.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 36.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 24.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 5.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Sierra Vista Elementary22%1.2Los Angeles, CA
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Alhambra High55%1.5Alhambra, CA
San Pascual Avenue Elementary20%1.6Los Angeles, CA

South Pasadena demographics profile

StatisticSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,61623291
Median age39.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

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%
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