Penn Hills SD School District

260 Aster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Penn Hills SD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 3,067 students in Penn Hills SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Penn Hills SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,941 Schools
# Students
3,067 Students
1,670,866 Students
# Teachers
189 Teachers
120,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Penn Hills SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 660 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
#573 out of 677 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Penn Hills SD  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Penn Hills SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Penn Hills SD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
81%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Penn Hills SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.57
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,847 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
72,843 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
125 Students
227,380 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
14%
# Black Students
1,953 Students
240,366 Students
% Black Students
64%
14%
# White Students
750 Students
1,044,106 Students
% White Students
24%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,435 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
216 Students
81,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,075
# Students in K Grade:
235
118,975
# Students in 1st Grade:
206
117,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
227
122,752
# Students in 3rd Grade:
224
123,313
# Students in 4th Grade:
207
124,259
# Students in 5th Grade:
213
126,511
# Students in 6th Grade:
216
127,241
# Students in 7th Grade:
204
131,426
# Students in 8th Grade:
258
134,903
# Students in 9th Grade:
295
145,107
# Students in 10th Grade:
303
134,246
# Students in 11th Grade:
256
128,592
# Students in 12th Grade:
223
129,745
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,984 is higher than the state median of $23,665. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,515 is higher than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$92 MM
$39,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Penn Hills SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$81 MM
$38,578 MM
This chart display total spending of Penn Hills SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$29,984
$23,665
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Penn Hills SD  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,515
$23,089
This chart display average spending per public school student in Penn Hills SD  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Penn Hills SD School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Penn Hills Sr. High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
309 Collins Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 793-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,077 students
Rank: #22.
Penn Hills Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1079 Jefferson Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 793-7000
Grades: K-5
| 1,312 students
Rank: #33.
Linton MiddleSchool
(Math: 3% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Aster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
(412) 795-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 678 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Penn Hills SD School District?
Penn Hills SD School District manages 3 public schools serving 3,067 students.
What is the rank of Penn Hills SD School District?
Penn Hills SD School District is ranked #564 out of 660 school districts in Pennsylvania (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Pennsylvania school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Penn Hills SD School District?
64% of Penn Hills SD School District students are Black, 24% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Penn Hills SD School District?
Penn Hills SD School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.
What is Penn Hills SD School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $26,515 is higher than the state median of $23,089. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,067 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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