Pittsburgh SD School District

341 S Bellefield Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15213 - 3552
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 13 public high schools serving 7,434 students in Pittsburgh SD School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Pennsylvania.
Public High Schools in Pittsburgh SD 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 65% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Pittsburgh SD 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 SD 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 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public high school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
56 Schools
794 Schools
# Students
21,117 Students
649,220 Students
# Teachers
1,869 Teachers
44,008 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
0.55
# American Indian Students
22 Students
1,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
807 Students
26,158 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
947 Students
80,396 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
12%
# Black Students
10,839 Students
96,563 Students
% Black Students
51%
15%
# White Students
6,521 Students
418,723 Students
% White Students
31%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
586 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,951 Students
24,773 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
958
100
# Students in K Grade:
1,438
6,276
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,642
6,520
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,609
6,582
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,500
6,831
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,666
7,143
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,493
7,835
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,551
11,048
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,653
28,436
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,621
30,925
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,626
140,041
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,540
136,061
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,449
131,783
# 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 High Schools (2022-23)

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 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: #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
| 1,430 students
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
| 660 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
| 859 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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
| 363 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 62 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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
| 183 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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
| 330 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 704 students
Rank: #1313.
Pittsburgh Oliver
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2323 Brighton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 529-3125
Grades: 3-12
| 105 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 56
  • Enrollment: 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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