Marengo Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
762
Best Elementary School in California
#175
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District South Pasadena Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)441-5850
 Location 1400 Marengo Ave.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Charter School No

Marengo Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 175th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Marengo Elementary student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White32.8%250
Black0.4%3
Hispanic22%168
Asian Pacific34.5%263
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%2
Two or more races10%76

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 9%

9.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Marengo Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 513rd in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten96
1st Grade143
2nd Grade120
3rd Grade120
4th Grade143
5th Grade140
Total762

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
80%
Rank in California
175th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Marengo Elementary scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.9% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*80% to 84%*
Boys75% to 79%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic65% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial90% or more*90% or more*
White75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Limited English60% to 69%*60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%4
Boys0.5%2
Girls0.5%2
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0

Location

Marengo Elementary
1400 Marengo Ave.
South Pasadena, CA
91030
(626)441-5850

10 out of 10 1

District

South Pasadena Unified
South Pasadena, CA