Pittsburgh SD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 21,117 students in Pittsburgh SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Pittsburgh SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pittsburgh SD 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. Pittsburgh SD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pittsburgh SD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
56 Schools
2,946 Schools
# Students
21,117 Students
1,684,293 Students
# Teachers
1,869 Teachers
120,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Pittsburgh SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 701 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#543 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pittsburgh SD  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 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 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 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pittsburgh SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.56
# American Indian Students
22 Students
2,726 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
807 Students
72,728 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
947 Students
219,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
13%
# Black Students
10,839 Students
244,983 Students
% Black Students
51%
15%
# White Students
6,521 Students
1,064,795 Students
% White Students
31%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
1,459 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,951 Students
77,126 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
958
6,463
# Students in K Grade:
1,438
109,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,642
123,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,609
123,669
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,500
124,533
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,666
126,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,493
127,713
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,551
131,511
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,653
136,339
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,621
136,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,626
140,084
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,540
136,062
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,449
131,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,371
129,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,278 is higher than the state median of $18,473. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,334 is higher than the state median of $17,771. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$682 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pittsburgh SD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$683 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Pittsburgh SD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$32,278
$18,473
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pittsburgh SD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$32,334
$17,771
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pittsburgh SD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Pittsburgh SD School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| 863 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
| 815 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
| 596 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
| 449 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 1,430 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 303 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 166 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 660 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 466 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 365 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 641 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 329 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 161 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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
| 266 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
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
| 209 students
Rank: #1616.
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
| 377 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 433 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 580 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
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
| 245 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
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
| 384 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
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
| 257 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 859 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 192 students
Rank: #2424.
Pittsburgh Online Academy
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
341 S. Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 529-3510
Grades: 4-12
| 100 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 298 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 150 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 338 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
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
| 200 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
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
| 197 students
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
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
| 197 students
Rank: #3131.
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
| 247 students
Rank: #3232.
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
| 1,179 students
Rank: #3333.
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
| 197 students
Rank: #3434.
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
| 262 students
Rank: #3535.
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
| 305 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Pittsburgh SD School District
  • 341 S Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213-3552
  • (412) 529-3500
  • pghschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 21,117 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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