Howe Elementary School

400 Broadmoor Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Howe Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 5% in PA
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Howe Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Howe Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Howe Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,733 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Howe Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PA)
#81 out of 2733 schools
(Top 5%)
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75-79%
36%
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85-89%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
2%
14%
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White
84%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Howe Elementary School's ranking?
Howe Elementary School is ranked #81 out of 2,733 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Howe Elementary School often compared to?
Howe Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Foster Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% PA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Howe Elementary School?
358 students attend Howe Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Howe Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Howe Elementary School?
Howe Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Howe Elementary School offer ?
Howe Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Howe Elementary School part of?
Howe Elementary School is part of MT Lebanon SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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