Oblock Junior High School

440 Presque Isle Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Oblock Junior High School serves 574 students in grades 7-8.
Oblock Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Oblock Junior High School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Oblock Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oblock Junior High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1128 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlum Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oblock Junior High School is Forbes Road Ctc (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spectrum Charter School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is University Park Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Monroeville University Park Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 334 students
    2.0 miles
    320 Noel Dr
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (724) 327-4113
    2 K-4 334
  • Monroeville Forbes Road Ctc Vocational School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    2.5 miles
    607 Beatty Road
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 373-8100
    2.5 9-12 n/a
  • Pittsburgh Pivik Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 623 students
    2.5 miles
    151 School Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15239
    (412) 795-4580
    2.5 K-6 623
  • Murrysville Sloan Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 597 students
    2.7 miles
    4121 Sardis Rd
    Murrysville, PA 15668
    (724) 327-5456
    2.7 K-5 597
  • Pittsburgh Holiday Park Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 627 students
    2.8 miles
    100 School Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15239
    (724) 733-1500
    2.8 K-6 627

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