Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School

Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School serves 584 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

Overview

The student population of 584 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 584 students
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2013)
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 0.70 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 (2008-2013)
Asian
11%
3%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
36%
16%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
39%
70%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.70 0.24
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
72%
36%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2013)
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.
4%
5%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,945 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,073 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,352 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
3
Number of Students Managed 37,945 1,528
Pittsburgh   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $617 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $625 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,073 $12,476
Pittsburgh   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,352 $11,944
Pittsburgh   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Brashear High School
    Magnet School
    590 Crane Ave
    PittsburghPA 15216
    (412)571-7300
    Magnet School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1454 students                      
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Beechwood K-5 Elementary School
    810 Rockland Ave
    PittsburghPA 15216
    (412)571-7390
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 403 students                      
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Banksville K-5 Elementary School
    1001 Carnahan Rd
    PittsburghPA 15216
    (412)571-7400
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 285 students                      
  • PittsburghPittsburgh Pioneer
    Special Education School
    775 Dunster St
    PittsburghPA 15226
    (412)571-7405
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 73 students                      
  • PittsburghPittsburgh South Brook 6-8 Middle School
    779 Dunster St
    PittsburghPA 15226
    (412)572-8170
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 458 students                      

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