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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 56 public schools in Pittsburgh School District, serving 22,024 students.
  • Public school in Pittsburgh School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pittsburgh School District are Pittsburgh Capa 6-12, Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ and Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NamePittsburgh School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pghschools.org/
School District Phone Number(412)529-3500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools56 Schools2,983 Schools
# of Students22,024 Students1,706,797 Students
# of Teachers1,893 Teachers117,667 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1

District Comparison

  • Pittsburgh School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 678 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburgh   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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburgh   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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pittsburgh   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.620.53
# of American Indian Students33 Students2,614 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students784 Students67,005 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# of Hispanic Students771 Students194,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
11%
# of Black Students11,394 Students248,002 Students
% Black Students
52%
15%
# of White Students7,250 Students1,125,750 Students
% White Students
33%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students29 Students1,445 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,763 Students67,004 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1447,804
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,835120,056
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,888125,788
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,751125,923
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,747129,062
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,781133,149
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,773133,868
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,570132,729
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,626132,160
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,620133,501
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,730139,320
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,671133,838
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,512130,426
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,376129,173
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $23,240 is higher than the state average of $13,163. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $24,048 is higher than the state average of $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$611 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pittsburgh   School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$632 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Pittsburgh   School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$23,240$13,163
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pittsburgh   School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$24,048$12,903
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pittsburgh   School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Pittsburgh School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy At Westinghouse Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1101 N. Murtland Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412)529-3940

    Grades: 6-12 | 687 students
  • Pittsburgh Allderdice High School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2409 Shady Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412)529-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,483 student
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    810 Arch Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412)529-4115

    Grades: 6-8 | 215 students
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    810 Arch Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412)529-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
  • Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2500 Jonquil Way
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412)529-4700

    Grades: PK-8 | 368 students
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    220 40th Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412)529-5740

    Grades: 6-8 | 187 students
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    215 39th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412)529-5307

    Grades: PK-5 | 266 students
  • Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1001 Carnahan Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412)529-7400

    Grades: K-5 | 327 students
  • Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    810 Rockland Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412)529-7390

    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
  • Pittsburgh Brashear High School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    590 Crane Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412)529-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,217 student
  • Pittsburgh Brookline K-8 Math: 45% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 Woodbourne Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412)529-7380

    Grades: PK-8 | 500 students
  • Pittsburgh Capa 6-12 Math: 64% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 20%
    111 9th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412)529-6100

    Grades: 6-12 | 883 students
  • Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1550 Breining St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412)529-7760

    Grades: PK-8 | 550 students
  • Pittsburgh Carrick High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    125 Parkfield St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412)529-7700

    Grades: 9-12 | 737 students
  • Pittsburgh Chartiers Early Childhood Center
    3799 Chartiers Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15204
    (412)529-6792

    Grades: PK | 34 students
  • Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1463 Chartiers Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220
    (412)529-3110

    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
  • Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2332 Beechwood Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412)529-3525

    Grades: K-8 | 887 students
  • Pittsburgh Concord K-5 Math: 36% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2350 Brownsville Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412)529-7755

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Pittsburgh Conroy Special Education School
    1398 Page St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412)529-3105

    Grades: K-12 | 182 students
  • Pittsburgh Dilworth K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6200 Stanton Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412)529-5000

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Pittsburgh Faison K-5 Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7430 Tioga St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412)529-2305

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Pittsburgh Fulton K-5 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5799 Hampton St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412)529-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
  • Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    845 Mclain St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412)529-6605

    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
  • Pittsburgh Greenfield K-8 Math: 48% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Alger St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15207
    (412)529-3535

    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
  • Pittsburgh King K-8 Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Montgomery Place
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412)529-4160

    Grades: PK-8 | 430 students
  • Pittsburgh Langley K-8 Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2940 Sheraden Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15204
    (412)529-2100

    Grades: K-8 | 581 students
  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    601 Filbert St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412)529-8450

    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
  • Pittsburgh Lincoln K-5 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    328 Lincoln Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412)529-3980

    Grades: PK-5 | 206 students
  • Pittsburgh Linden K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    725 S Linden Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412)529-3996

    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
  • Pittsburgh Manchester K-8 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1612 Manhattan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412)529-3100

    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
  • Pittsburgh Mifflin K-8 Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1290 Mifflin Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15207
    (412)529-4350

    Grades: PK-8 | 310 students
  • Pittsburgh Miller K-5 Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2055 Bedford Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412)529-3830

    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
  • Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3117 Centre Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412)529-5900

    Grades: 6-12 | 384 students
  • Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6502 Lilac St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412)529-4035

    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
  • Pittsburgh Montessori K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    201 S Graham St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412)529-2010

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
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