Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8

220 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 serves 187 students in grades 6-8.
Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 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 25-29% (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 40-44% (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 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8's student population of 187 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 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 Arsenal 6-8 is 0.44, which is less 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
#2325 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
74%
15%
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White
11%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
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 and middle school to Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 is Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 266 students
    0.1 miles
    215 39th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    (412) 529-5307
    0.1 PK-5 266
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Woolslair K-5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 208 students
    0.5 miles
    501 40th St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 529-8800
    0.5 K-5 208
  • Pittsburgh Reserve Primary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-3 | 163 students
    1.1 miles
    2107 Lonsdale St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 492-1200
    1.1 K-3 163
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Spring Garden Early Childhood
    Grades: PK | 1 student
    1.2 miles
    1501 Spring Garden Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 325-4591
    1.2 PK 1
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 384 students
    1.3 miles
    3117 Centre Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 529-5900
    1.3 6-12 384

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