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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).

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 Schools13 Schools804 Schools
# of Students7,786 Students624,780 Students
# of Teachers647 Teachers42,936 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1

District Rank

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 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
0.610.51
# of American Indian Students13 Students994 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students243 Students23,717 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# of Hispanic Students227 Students65,671 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
10%
# of Black Students4,013 Students93,069 Students
% Black Students
52%
15%
# of White Students2,799 Students422,652 Students
% White Students
36%
68%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students523 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students486 Students17,231 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 144
# of Students in Kindergarten:73,892
# of Students in 1st Grade:174,307
# of Students in 2nd Grade:154,353
# of Students in 3rd Grade:154,499
# of Students in 4th Grade:164,653
# of Students in 5th Grade:285,410
# of Students in 6th Grade:4498,344
# of Students in 7th Grade:46626,402
# of Students in 8th Grade:48430,692
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,730139,299
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,671133,644
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,512130,194
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,376128,947
# 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 2016-2017This 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 High 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 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: #33.
    Pittsburgh Allderdice High School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2409 Shady Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,483 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Pittsburgh Carrick High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    125 Parkfield St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7700

    Grades: 9-12 | 737 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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: #66.
    Pittsburgh Brashear High School Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    590 Crane Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,217 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Pittsburgh Perry High School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3875 Perrysville Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
    (412) 529-3400

    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
  • Rank: #88.
    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: #9-109.- 10.
    Pittsburgh Conroy Special Education School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1398 Page St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 529-3105

    Grades: K-12 | 182 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3117 Centre Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 529-5900

    Grades: 6-12 | 384 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Academy At Westinghouse Math: 9% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 N. Murtland Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 529-3940

    Grades: 6-12 | 687 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Pittsburgh Oliver Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2323 Brighton Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 529-3125

    Grades: 5-12 | 83 students
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