Pittsburgh Allderdice High School

2409 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Pittsburgh Allderdice High School serves 1,483 students in grades 9-12.
Pittsburgh Allderdice High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Allderdice High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pittsburgh Allderdice High School's student population of 1,483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

Pittsburgh Allderdice High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pittsburgh Allderdice High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#754 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
37%
15%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.53
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Graduation Rate
86%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburgh School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pittsburgh Allderdice High School is Propel Cs-homestead (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 887 students
    0.4 miles
    2332 Beechwood Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-3525
    0.4 K-8 887
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
    0.5 miles
    6502 Lilac St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-4035
    0.5 PK-5 284
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Linden K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    1.1 miles
    725 S Linden Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 529-3996
    1.1 K-5 317
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Greenfield K-8 Math: 44% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
    1.2 miles
    1 Alger St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15207
    (412) 529-3535
    1.2 PK-8 382
  • Pittsburgh Environmental Charter School At Frick Pa Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 635 students
    1.3 miles
    829 Milton Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15218
    (412) 247-7970
    1.3 K-8 635

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