Pittsburg Senior High School

  • Pittsburg Senior High School serves 3,529 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pittsburg Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Pittsburg Senior High School's student population of 3,529 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 158 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers158 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsburg Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsburg Senior High School is 0.54, which is less 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7212 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
11%
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Hispanic
61%
54%
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Black
20%
6%
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White
5%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburg Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburg Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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