South Pasadena Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,117
Best Middle School in California
#54
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District South Pasadena Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)441-5830
 Location 1500 Fair Oaks
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Charter School No

South Pasadena Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 54th in the best public middle 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 South Pasadena Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White29.5%329
Black1.9%21
Hispanic24.7%276
Asian Pacific38.5%430
Native American Indian0.4%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%3
Two or more races4.7%53

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 8.6%

11.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, South Pasadena Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 117th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade392
7th Grade331
8th Grade394
Total1,117

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
54th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at South Pasadena Middle scored an average 76% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 4.8% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls76%82%
Boys73%72%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander86%85%
Black40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic50% to 54%*55% to 59%*
Multiracial70% to 79%*80% to 89%*
White80%81%
With Disabilites15% to 19%*15% to 19%*
Limited English40% to 49%*30% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

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 Students0.7%8
Boys1.3%8
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.7%4
Girls0%0

Location

South Pasadena Middle
1500 Fair Oaks
South Pasadena, CA
91030
(626)441-5830

10 out of 10 1

District

South Pasadena Unified
South Pasadena, CA