Pittsburg Middle School

  • Pittsburg Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

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School Overview

  • Pittsburg Middle School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsburg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsburg Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#742 out of 1,268 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
68%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburg Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.500.54
This chart display the diversity score of Pittsburg Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburg School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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