Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School

601 Filbert St,

Pittsburgh, PA, 15232-1809

Tel: (412)622-8450
Grades: KG-5

409 students

Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School serves 409 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

Overview

The student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 409 students
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
64%
16%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
24%
71%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary 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.
0.53 0.47
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
55%
34%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,559
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 Obama 6-12 (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 (0.8 miles away)
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  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Obama 6-12
    129 Denniston Ave
    Pittsburgh , PA , 15206
    (412)622-5980
    0.8  mi  |  861  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Montessori K-8
    Magnet School
    201 South Graham St
    Pittsburgh , PA , 15206
    (412)665-2010
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Pittsburgh Urban League Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School
    Charter School
    327 North Negley Ave
    Pittsburgh , PA , 15206
    (412)361-1008
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  224  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Linden K-5 Elementary School
    Magnet School
    725 South Linden Ave
    Pittsburgh , PA , 15208
    (412)665-3996
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Fort Pitt K-5 Elementary School
    5101 Hillcrest St
    Pittsburgh , PA , 15224
    (412)665-2020
    1.1  mi  |  201  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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