Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 480 students in Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District are Turner Intermediate School and Kelly Primary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 06
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
2 Schools
2,946 Schools
# Students
480 Students
1,684,293 Students
# Teachers
56 Teachers
120,123 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Wilkinsburg Borough 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 50-59% has increased from 50-54% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#617 out of 707 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wilkinsburg Borough SD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilkinsburg Borough 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)
32%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilkinsburg Borough 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
(15-16)
50-59%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wilkinsburg Borough SD  School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.56
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,726 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
72,728 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
219,362 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
13%
# Black Students
436 Students
244,983 Students
% Black Students
91%
15%
# White Students
7 Students
1,064,795 Students
% White Students
2%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,459 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
26 Students
77,126 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
46
6,463
# Students in K Grade:
58
109,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
81
123,218
# Students in 2nd Grade:
68
123,669
# Students in 3rd Grade:
76
124,533
# Students in 4th Grade:
62
126,959
# Students in 5th Grade:
44
127,713
# Students in 6th Grade:
45
131,511
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
136,339
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
136,694
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
140,084
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
136,062
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
131,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
129,639
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $68,113 is higher than the state median of $18,473. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $62,175 is higher than the state median of $17,771. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$33 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wilkinsburg Borough 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)
$30 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of Wilkinsburg Borough 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
$68,113
$18,473
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilkinsburg Borough 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
$62,175
$17,771
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilkinsburg Borough 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 Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Turner Intermediate School
Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1833 Laketon Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(412) 731-5883
Grades: 2-6
| 295 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kelly Primary School
400 Kelly Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(412) 371-9504
Grades: PK-1
| 185 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wilkinsburg Borough SD School District
  • 718 Wallace Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA, 15221-2215
  • (412) 371-9667
  • wilkinsburgschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 06
  • Students: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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