PROFICIENCY 76% 100% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
76%South Pasadena Unified
76%South Pasadena

South Pasadena Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "South Pasadena Unified" in South Pasadena, CA. There are a total of 1,117 students and 49 teachers at South Pasadena Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 126 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

South Pasadena Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 76.0%, which is 100% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch126
Reduced lunch58


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 South Pasadena Middle School, 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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South Pasadena Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.7% 30.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 37.7% 36.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.2% 24.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.2% 5.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Park Elementary50%1.0Alhambra, CA
Sierra Vista Elementary22%1.0Los Angeles, CA
Arroyo Vista Elementary80%1.1South Pasadena, CA
Garfield Elementary47%1.1Alhambra, CA
Blair High35%1.3Pasadena, CA
Martha Baldwin Elementary60%1.3Alhambra, CA
Emery Park Elementary43%1.4Alhambra, CA
San Pascual Avenue Elementary20%1.5Los Angeles, CA
Alhambra High55%1.6Alhambra, 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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Source: The South Pasadena Middle School 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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