Pittsburgh Arlington K-8

2500 Jonquil Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 serves 368 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pittsburgh Arlington K-8's student population of 368 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Arlington K-8 is 0.53, which is equal to 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
#2596 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
65%
15%
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White
20%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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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 Arlington K-8 is Academy Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Propel Cs - Hazelwood (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Propel Cs - Hazelwood Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 297 students
    0.8 miles
    5401 Glenwood Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 325-7305
    0.8 K-8 297
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
    0.9 miles
    1901 Sarah St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    (412) 529-5190
    0.9 K-5 291
  • Pittsburgh Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 104 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Agnew Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15227
    (412) 885-5200
    1.1 8-12 104
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    1.3 miles
    845 Mclain St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-6605
    1.3 K-5 269
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Roosevelt K -5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.5 miles
    17 W Cherryhill Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7780
    1.5 PK-5 320

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