Pasadena Unified State Standardized Test Scores Released

Published : Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | 10:42 AM


The Pasadena Unified School District scored below the County average in standardized test scores in the third year of state math and English tests, with about 43 percent of PUSD students meeting state standards in English and about 33 percent meeting state standards in math.

Statewide, 48.56 percent of all students met or exceeded English standards on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), while 37.56 percent did the same in math.

57.3 percent of all students tested in the Pasadena Unified School District did not meet the State’s standards of proficiency in English language arts and literacy. 66.8 percent, more than two-thirds of Pasadena Unified’s student body, did not meet the State’s minimum proficiency level in mathematics.

Among Pasadena Unified 11th graders tested, 76.74 percent did not meet the State’s minimum proficiency standard in math, however did better in English, with 52.5% exceeding the State’s minimum.

Most districts in the County performed slightly below the state average. About 47 percent of L.A. County students met state standards in English, just below the 49 percent achieved throughout the state. In math, about 36 percent of County students met state standards, compared to 38 percent throughout the state.

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