South Pasadena High School

1401 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030 | (626) 441-5820
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,518
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  • Mailing Address: 1401 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030
School Operational Details
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School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,518
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 58.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 803 (52.9%)
  • Females: 715 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (3.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 98 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 145 (9.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Pasadena High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.7%
Black442.9%
Asian64242.3%
Hispanic27718.2%
White53835.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Pasadena High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade34522.7%
10th Grade37124.4%
11th Grade40826.9%
12th Grade39426.0%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
99.1%
District:
99.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
18.2%
District:
26.1%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 5.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 1.5%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 95.5%
Number of Certificated Staff: 77.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 14.9
Average Age
School:
42.8
District:
48.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that South Pasadena High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: Yes
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 14.1%
Average Combined Score: 24.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 83.0%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 67.7%
Average Combined Score: 1,745.7
Critical Reading Average: 577.4
Math Average: 599.3
Writing Average: 569.0
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 81.0%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201073.0%73.0%22.0%
200973.0%73.0%21.0%
200857.0%55.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201093.0%93.0%69.0%
200998.0%98.0%65.0%
2008100.0%100.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201084.0%84.0%55.0%
200980.0%80.0%51.0%
200873.0%72.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201088.0%88.0%54.0%
200982.0%82.0%50.0%
200880.0%80.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201068.0%68.0%17.0%
200946.0%46.0%17.0%
200845.0%45.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201069.0%69.0%46.0%
200973.0%73.0%47.0%
200873.0%73.0%43.0%
 
CST Physics Test
2010100.0%100.0%40.0%
2009100.0%100.0%35.0%
200897.0%97.0%30.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201056.0%56.0%12.0%
200933.0%33.0%11.0%
200850.0%50.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201072.0%72.0%40.0%
200961.0%61.0%37.0%
200869.0%69.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201059.0%59.0%38.0%
200956.0%56.0%34.0%
200858.0%58.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201068.0%68.0%47.0%
200974.0%74.0%44.0%
200869.0%69.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201077.0%77.0%45.0%
200975.0%75.0%44.0%
200870.0%70.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201034.0%35.0%14.0%
200938.0%38.0%14.0%
200845.0%44.0%12.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201088.0%86.0%44.0%
200981.0%81.0%40.0%
200888.0%88.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201072.0%72.0%46.0%
200972.0%72.0%44.0%
200868.0%68.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201098.0%98.0%75.0%
200991.0%91.0%71.0%
200898.0%98.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201071.0%71.0%42.0%
200964.0%64.0%38.0%
200863.0%63.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201030.0%30.0%8.0%
200912.0%12.0%8.0%
200823.0%22.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201028.0%28.0%14.0%
200938.0%38.0%12.0%
200828.0%27.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201073.0%73.0%46.0%
200962.0%61.0%41.0%
200865.0%65.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201037.0%37.0%30.0%
200962.0%62.0%27.0%
200845.0%45.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201010.0%10.0%32.0%
200925.0%25.0%26.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201071.0%71.0%42.0%
200973.0%73.0%40.0%
200871.0%70.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201018.0%18.0%6.0%
200920.0%20.0%7.0%
200829.0%29.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201090.0%90.0%53.0%
200974.0%74.0%50.0%
200866.0%64.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201079.0%79.0%50.0%
200981.0%81.0%47.0%
200882.0%82.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201067.0%67.0%45.0%
200966.0%66.0%44.0%
200858.0%58.0%38.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20096.0%6.0%11.0%
200812.0%12.0%10.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201055.0%80.0%31.0%
200944.0%72.0%28.0%
200848.0%70.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201065.0%65.0%31.0%
200962.0%63.0%28.0%
200865.0%65.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201076.0%76.0%46.0%
200971.0%71.0%42.0%
200868.0%68.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201054.0%54.0%38.0%
200968.0%68.0%36.0%
200854.0%54.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20107.0%7.0%33.0%
200918.0%18.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201068.0%69.0%27.0%
200946.0%54.0%26.0%
200845.0%58.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201054.0%61.0%27.0%
200954.0%59.0%26.0%
200858.0%63.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201091.0%90.0%49.0%
200983.0%83.0%46.0%
200885.0%84.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201083.0%83.0%54.0%
200983.0%83.0%50.0%
200887.0%87.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201071.0%71.0%41.0%
200964.0%64.0%38.0%
200863.0%63.0%33.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20097.0%7.0%13.0%
20089.0%9.0%11.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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