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For the 2021 school year, there are 49 public elementary schools serving 18,117 students in Pittsburgh School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Elementary Schools in Pittsburgh School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 60% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Pittsburgh School District are Pittsburgh Capa 6-12, Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 and Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public elementary school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NamePittsburgh School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pghschools.org/
School District Phone Number(412) 529-3500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools50 Schools2,180 Schools
# of Students18,117 Students1,124,560 Students
# of Teachers1,577 Teachers76,627 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1

District Rank

Pittsburgh School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 642 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#543 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pittsburgh   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
62%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pittsburgh   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.56
# of American Indian Students32 Students1,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students593 Students44,443 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# of Hispanic Students615 Students138,302 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
12%
# of Black Students9,718 Students176,199 Students
% Black Students
54%
16%
# of White Students5,643 Students709,329 Students
% White Students
31%
63%
# of Hawaiian Students26 Students960 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,490 Students52,465 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1097,406
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,835116,860
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,888125,852
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,751126,046
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,747129,126
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,781133,167
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,773133,905
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,570132,680
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,62691,829
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,62088,762
# of Students in 9th Grade:60411,034
# of Students in 10th Grade:64910,051
# of Students in 11th Grade:5879,180
# of Students in 12th Grade:5778,662
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,441 is higher than the state median of $15,879. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,457 is higher than the state median of $15,178. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$670 MM$23 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pittsburgh   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$649 MM$22 MM
This chart display total spending of Pittsburgh   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$30,441$15,879
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pittsburgh   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$29,457$15,178
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pittsburgh   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Pittsburgh School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Pittsburgh Capa 6-12 Math: 63% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    111 9th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412) 529-6100

    Grades: 6-12 | 883 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Math: 62% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2332 Beechwood Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-3525

    Grades: K-8 | 887 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ Math: 58% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    107 Thackeray St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 529-7620

    Grades: 6-12 | 537 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Pittsburgh Dilworth K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6200 Stanton Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-5000

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Pittsburgh Montessori K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 S Graham St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-2010

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    785 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7420

    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Pittsburgh Brookline K-8 Math: 48% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Woodbourne Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7380

    Grades: PK-8 | 500 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Pittsburgh Greenfield K-8 Math: 46% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1 Alger St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15207
    (412) 529-3535

    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    810 Arch Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 529-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Pittsburgh Fulton K-5 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5799 Hampton St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Pittsburgh Whittier K-5 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Meridan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15211
    (412) 529-8211

    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4801 Stanton Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412) 529-2040

    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    508 Shadyhill Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (412) 529-6570

    Grades: K-5 | 256 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    810 Rockland Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-7390

    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pittsburgh Concord K-5 Math: 35% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2350 Brownsville Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7755

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1550 Breining St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7760

    Grades: PK-8 | 550 students
  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 Carnahan Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-7400

    Grades: K-5 | 327 students
  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Filbert St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412) 529-8450

    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1901 Sarah St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    (412) 529-5190

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 N. Highland Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-5980

    Grades: 6-12 | 952 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Pittsburgh Woolslair K-5 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    501 40th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 529-8800

    Grades: K-5 | 208 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6502 Lilac St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-4035

    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    220 40th Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412) 529-5740

    Grades: 6-8 | 187 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8 Math: 24% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    779 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-8170

    Grades: 6-8 | 374 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    845 Mclain St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-6605

    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Pittsburgh Lincoln K-5 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    328 Lincoln Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-3980

    Grades: PK-5 | 206 students
  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Pittsburgh Linden K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    725 S Linden Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 529-3996

    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Pittsburgh Schiller 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1018 Peralta St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 529-4190

    Grades: 6-8 | 174 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Pittsburgh Manchester K-8 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1612 Manhattan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 529-3100

    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Pittsburgh Roosevelt K -5 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17 W Cherryhill Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7780

    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    215 39th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412) 529-5307

    Grades: PK-5 | 266 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1463 Chartiers Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220
    (412) 529-3110

    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Pittsburgh Pioneer Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    775 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7405

    Grades: K-12 | 73 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Math: 13% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    595 Crane Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-8130

    Grades: 6-8 | 456 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Pittsburgh Sterrett 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7100 Reynolds St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 529-7870

    Grades: 6-8 | 312 students
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