Top 3 Best 15217 Pennsylvania Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,398 students in 15217, PA (there are 9 private schools, serving 1,113 private students). 68% of all K-12 students in 15217, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in 15217, PA are Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 and Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 15217 have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in 15217, PA have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Pennsylvania public schools.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best 15217, PA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Magnet School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2409 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 529-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,415 students
Rank: #22.
Pittsburgh Colfax K-8
(Math: 56% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2332 Beechwood Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 529-3525
Grades: K-8
| 715 students
Rank: #33.
Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6502 Lilac St
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 529-4035
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 15217, PA?
The top ranked public schools in 15217, PA include Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 and Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5.
How many public schools are located in 15217, PA?
3 public schools are located in 15217, PA.
What percentage of students in 15217, PA go to public school?
68% of all K-12 students in 15217, PA are educated in public schools (compared to the PA state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in 15217, PA?
15217, PA public schools minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public schools average of 38% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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