Average Teacher Salary in Pasadena Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Pasadena Unified School District is $55,117.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,242 $20,481 $23,534 $28,299 $35,087 $42,456
Kindergarten $57,024 $34,507 $42,677 $54,803 $70,854 $84,425
Elementary $61,010 $39,393 $46,549 $59,552 $74,601 $87,196
Middle school $62,369 $37,140 $46,698 $61,708 $77,291 $91,130
High school $64,941 $41,603 $50,523 $64,741 $78,793 $92,460

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,171
  • Full time teachers: 1,035
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 316
  • Instructional Coordinators: 15
  • Elementary Teachers: 646
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 85
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 285
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 21,367

Financial Statistics for Pasadena Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $83,221,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $138,459,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $27,172,000
  • Total revenue: $248,852,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $113,671,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $115,168,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $41,290,000
  • Expenditures per student: $3,437,000
  • Total expenditures: $229,165,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $54,211,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,458,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Pasadena Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Pasadena Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Altadena Elementary
743 East Calaveras St
Altadena, CA 91001
626-798-7878
  • Total: 373
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 37
  • 6th grade: 47
15 to 1 25 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Aveson School Of Leaders
1919 East Pinecrest
Altadena, CA 91001
626-797-1440
  • Total: 247
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 39
19 to 1 13 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Burbank Elementary
198 West Mill St
San Bernardino, CA 92408
909-388-6324
  • Total: 386
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 81
17 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Cleveland Elementary
524 Palisade St
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-794-7169
  • Total: 375
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 43
16 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Daniel Webster
2101 East Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-798-7866
  • Total: 544
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 48
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Don Benito Fundamental
3700 Denair St
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-351-8895
  • Total: 747
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 120
  • 6th grade: 67
20 to 1 37 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Field (eugene) Elementary
3600 Sierra Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-351-8812
  • Total: 410
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 51
21 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Franklin Elementary
4481 Copeland Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
619-284-9279
  • Total: 281
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 83
17 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hamilton Elementary
57550 Mitchell Rd
Anza, CA 92539
951-763-1840
  • Total: 558
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 85
  • 7th grade: 112
  • 8th grade: 109
22 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Jackson Elementary
1810 Third St
Sanger, CA 93657
559-875-5549
  • Total: 390
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 75
17 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary
1040 South Vicentia Ave
Corona, CA 92882
951-736-3226
  • Total: 720
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 92
20 to 1 36 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Loma Alta Elementary
3544 North Canon Blvd
Altadena, CA 91001
626-797-1173
  • Total: 288
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 28
15 to 1 19 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Longfellow (henry W.) Elementary
1065 East Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-794-1134
  • Total: 558
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 68
19 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Madison Elementary
9820 Madison Ave
South Gate, CA 90280
323-568-3900
  • Total: 569
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 66
19 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mckinley
325 South Oak Knoll Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-844-7880
  • Total: 1,122
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 141
  • 3rd grade: 142
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 142
  • 7th grade: 113
  • 8th grade: 96
22 to 1 51 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Norma Coombs Alternative
2600 Paloma St
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-798-0759
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 85
  • 8th grade: 78
26 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Pasadena Rosebud Academy
3516 North Fair Oaks Ave
Altadena, CA 91001
626-590-7104
  • Total: 42
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 9
14 to 1 3 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Roosevelt Elementary
1574 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
562-599-1888
  • Total: 1,048
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 65
20 to 1 53 Kindergarten 5th Grade
San Rafael Elementary
1090 Nithsdale Rd
Pasadena, CA 91105
626-793-4189
  • Total: 342
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 44
18 to 1 19 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Sierra Madre Elementary
141 West Highland Ave
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
626-355-1428
  • Total: 980
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 115
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 105
  • 8th grade: 114
21 to 1 48 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Washington Accelerated Elementary
1520 North Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-791-4573
  • Total: 793
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 133
19 to 1 41 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Willard Elementary
301 South Madre St
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-793-6163
  • Total: 631
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 130
18 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Pasadena Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aveson Global Leadership Academy
1919 East Pinecrest
Altadena, CA 91001
626-797-1440
  • Total: 156
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 33
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 31
24 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade
Blair High
1201 South Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
626-441-2201
  • Total: 1,116
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 91
  • 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 269
  • 10th grade: 222
  • 11th grade: 245
  • 12th grade: 188
20 to 1 57 7th Grade 12th Grade
Charles W. Eliot Middle
2184 North Lake Ave
Altadena, CA 91001
626-794-7121
  • Total: 626
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 287
  • 8th grade: 268
22 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Daniel Webster
2101 East Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-798-7866
  • Total: 544
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 48
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hamilton Elementary
57550 Mitchell Rd
Anza, CA 92539
951-763-1840
  • Total: 558
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 85
  • 7th grade: 112
  • 8th grade: 109
22 to 1 26 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Learning Works!
90 North Daisy Ave
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-564-9890
  • Total: 134
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 75
27 to 1 5 7th Grade 12th Grade
Marshall Fundamental
990 North Allen Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-798-0713
  • Total: 1,827
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 292
  • 9th grade: 282
  • 10th grade: 264
  • 11th grade: 255
  • 12th grade: 240
26 to 1 71 6th Grade 12th Grade
Mckinley
325 South Oak Knoll Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-844-7880
  • Total: 1,122
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 141
  • 3rd grade: 142
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 142
  • 7th grade: 113
  • 8th grade: 96
22 to 1 51 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Nia Educational Charter
119 West Palm St
Altadena, CA 91001
626-798-7900
  • Total: 89
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 3
10 to 1 9 6th Grade 12th Grade
Norma Coombs Alternative
2600 Paloma St
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-798-0759
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 85
  • 8th grade: 78
26 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Sierra Madre Elementary
141 West Highland Ave
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
626-355-1428
  • Total: 980
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 115
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 105
  • 8th grade: 114
21 to 1 48 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Washington Middle
560 Iverson St
Salinas, CA 93901
831-796-7100
  • Total: 1,028
  • 6th grade: 257
  • 7th grade: 257
  • 8th grade: 288
25 to 1 41 7th Grade 8th Grade
Woodrow Wilson Middle
83-501 Dillon Ave
Indio, CA 92201
760-775-3880
  • Total: 452
  • 6th grade: 324
  • 7th grade: 507
  • 8th grade: 531
18 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Pasadena Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aveson Global Leadership Academy
1919 East Pinecrest
Altadena, CA 91001
626-797-1440
  • Total: 156
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 33
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 31
24 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade
Blair High
1201 South Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
626-441-2201
  • Total: 1,116
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 91
  • 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 269
  • 10th grade: 222
  • 11th grade: 245
  • 12th grade: 188
20 to 1 57 7th Grade 12th Grade
John Muir High
1905 North Lincoln Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-798-7881
  • Total: 1,203
  • 9th grade: 341
  • 10th grade: 296
  • 11th grade: 302
  • 12th grade: 264
18 to 1 67 9th Grade 12th Grade
Learning Works!
90 North Daisy Ave
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-564-9890
  • Total: 134
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 75
27 to 1 5 7th Grade 12th Grade
Marshall Fundamental
990 North Allen Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-798-0713
  • Total: 1,827
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 292
  • 9th grade: 282
  • 10th grade: 264
  • 11th grade: 255
  • 12th grade: 240
26 to 1 71 6th Grade 12th Grade
Nia Educational Charter
119 West Palm St
Altadena, CA 91001
626-798-7900
  • Total: 89
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 3
10 to 1 9 6th Grade 12th Grade
Pasadena High
2925 East Sierra Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-798-8901
  • Total: 2,213
  • 9th grade: 601
  • 10th grade: 573
  • 11th grade: 564
  • 12th grade: 475
24 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Pasadena Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cis Academy
2925 East Siera Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
626-798-8901
  • Total: 322
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 141
  • 12th grade: 148
32 to 1 10 7th Grade 12th Grade
Rose City High (continuation)
351 Hudson Ave
Pasadena, CA 91109
626-396-5620
  • Total: 183
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade: 20
18 to 1 10 2nd Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $29,135
  • Median family income: $59,729
  • Median male income: $31,525
  • Median female income: $25,852
  • Median income of a renter: $32,782
  • Median income of a home owner: $75,145
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    9,055 6,735 7,345 10,220 12,755

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