Pittsburg J High School

  • Pittsburg J High School serves 373 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pittsburg J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Pittsburg J High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Pittsburg J High School's student population of 373 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsburg J High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsburg J High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1078 out of 7953 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
40%
28%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburg Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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