BLAIR HIGH SCHOOL

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1201 S MARENGO AVE
PASADENA, CA 91106
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Phone: 626-441-2201
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Pasadena Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 142.1
  • Number Students: 995
  • Number Teachers: 45
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5867
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Trudell Skinner
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (46 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (34 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-10-14
    "Terrible school. The environment is discouraging, and many of the teachers, in my view, aren't doing the best job. My son attended this school, until I pulled him out and placed him into a private school, simply because he was struggling academically. He is a straight A student, and thrives to seek education at its upmost quality. However, the staff is so incompetent; and don't even make me bring up the principal. As soon as I noticed that F creeping within his report card, I thought the proper and responsible choice must be made."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-07-29
    "The best kept secret in Pasadena has that exact phrase painted onto an outer wall of the school, for all to see. Not a very well kept school, not a very well kept secret."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-12
    "My daughter entered Blair as a 6th grader in 2011. Despite the budget cuts from the State, she has received a quality education at Blair. It s not just her test scores that reflect her learning but the types of projects/assignments she works on and the way she talks about her teachers and what is she is learning in class. Her 6th and 7th grade teachers had great classroom management, were highly organized, resourceful, talented and most important committed to high quality education for the students at Blair. The teaching staff have been extremely supportive and accessible in person and through email. The Vice Principal Mrs. Brambila is an visionary adminstrator with dynamic school leadership. I know there are concerns about the social environment, but with any school, it s about the choices your child makes. We are thankful that our daughter has a good group of friends that she connected with at Blair. Like with any child, parent(s) have to be involved in their childrens education."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-12
    "I feel the school has a lot of potential, if the district would support it more. New Superintendent? I saw him once last year and that was at the beginning of the school year, where he was late for his initial welcome. The teachers here sacrifice a lot to make the students successful, but parents have to realize this is not a daycare facility. So many parents just dump off their students only to later return to pick them up after 6pm? If you ask for a parent teacher conference good luck getting the parent to show. With the funding cuts, I think we are doing well, express your voice and tell the State to quit cutting funds. Leadership includes all that work or attend here, not just the few of us."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-03-25
    "This place is insane. Im currently in 7th grade on the middle school side and it was worse than last year. There are WAY more random fights, more assemblies on how we need to act, and...there have been 3 teacher assults. My math teacher got punched in the face, the PE teacher got "jumped" by three high school girls, and another one i choose not to say on here... The teachers here are amazing though and im always hearing about new ways to get into great colleges and im only in the 7th grade. They have an IB program and it has already made me realize what im going to do with my life. Its pretty unsafe here and i could explain more on why but im running out out characters to type with. Basically the teachers dont deserve the place and the students on the middle school side dont deserve the undivided attention and sacrafices that the teachers here make. If you want your kid going here for high school though, i highly recimend it!"
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