Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School

Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School serves 500 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

Overview

The student population of 500 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 500 students
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Students 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 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
7%
8%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
29%
16%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black (2008-2012)
White
45%
71%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.23
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
68%
34%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,028 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Pittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
3
Number of Students Managed 36,028 1,682
Pittsburgh   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $617 MM $21 MM
Pittsburgh   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $625 MM $20 MM
Pittsburgh   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,073 $12,476
Pittsburgh   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,352 $11,944
Pittsburgh   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Pittsburgh, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.