Markham Elementary School

165 Crescent Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Markham 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 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 5% in PA
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Markham Elementary School's student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
299 students
This chart displays total students of Markham Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart displays gender of Markham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Markham Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart displays the students of Markham Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Markham 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 Markham Elementary School is 0.21, 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%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Markham Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
57%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Markham Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
89%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Markham Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Pennsylvania.
0.21
This chart displays the diversity score of Markham Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Markham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Markham Elementary School's ranking?
Markham 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 Markham Elementary School often compared to?
Markham Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairview 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 Markham Elementary School?
299 students attend Markham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Markham Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Markham Elementary School?
Markham Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Markham Elementary School offer ?
Markham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Markham Elementary School part of?
Markham Elementary School is part of MT Lebanon SD School District.

School Reviews

Review Markham Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Public school teachers are considered public servants – but does that make their salary details public information? Learn about the heated debate surrounding whether teacher salaries should be made public.
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
Education and the rate of incarceration have been linked in a recent NAACP report. Learn about the report and the troubling findings.
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
We analyze a new plan for student assignment in two North Carolina school districts and the public reaction to the idea of bussing students – as well as alternatives that have been proposed by education experts.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Quick Links