Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School

Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School serves 582 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

School Overview

The student population of 582 students has grown by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 582 students
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
13%
3%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
38%
15%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
36%
69%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.24
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
38%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

Pittsburgh School District's student population of 26,041 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $21,865 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $22,625 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 26,041 1,514
Pittsburgh   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $611 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $632 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,865 $12,967
Pittsburgh   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,625 $12,300
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Pittsburgh Brashear High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Pioneer (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5 Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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