Pittsburgh School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 12 public high schools serving 7,786 students in Pittsburgh School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Pennsylvania.
Public High Schools in Pittsburgh School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Pennsylvania public high school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Pittsburgh School District are Pittsburgh Capa 6-12, Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ and Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Pittsburgh School District have a Graduation Rate of 82%, which is less than the Pennsylvania average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Pittsburgh Capa 6-12, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Pennsylvania or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public high school average of 32% (majority Black).
|School District Name||Pittsburgh School District|
|School District Website||http://www.pghschools.org/|
|School District Phone Number||(412) 529-3500|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2018-2019 School Year Data||This School District||This State (PA)|
|# of Schools||13 Schools||804 Schools|
|# of Students||7,786 Students||624,780 Students|
|# of Teachers||647 Teachers||42,936 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
Pittsburgh School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 614 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 Data||This School District||State Average (PA)|
Overall District Rank
|#543 out of 707 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||13 Students||994 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||243 Students||23,717 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||227 Students||65,671 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||4,013 Students||93,069 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||2,799 Students||422,652 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||5 Students||523 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||486 Students||17,231 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||144|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||7||3,892|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||17||4,307|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||15||4,353|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||15||4,499|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||16||4,653|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||28||5,410|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||449||8,344|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||466||26,402|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||484||30,692|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||1,730||139,299|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||1,671||133,644|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||1,512||130,194|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||1,376||128,947|
|# 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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (PA)|
|Total Revenue||$670 MM||$23 MM|
|Spending||$649 MM||$22 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$30,441||$15,879|
|Revenue / Student||$29,457||$15,178|
Best Pittsburgh School District Public High Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.111 9th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Grades: 6-12 | 883 students
- Rank: #22.107 Thackeray St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Grades: 6-12 | 537 students
- Rank: #33.2409 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grades: 9-12 | 1,483 student
- Rank: #44.125 Parkfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Grades: 9-12 | 737 students
- Rank: #66.590 Crane Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Grades: 9-12 | 1,217 student
- Rank: #77.3875 Perrysville Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
- Rank: #88.775 Dunster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grades: K-12 | 73 students
- Rank: #9-109.- 10.1398 Page St
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Grades: K-12 | 182 students
- Rank: #9-109.- 10.3117 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grades: 6-12 | 384 students
- Rank: #1111.1101 N. Murtland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grades: 6-12 | 687 students
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