Pittsburgh Banksville K-5

1001 Carnahan Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 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 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pittsburgh Banksville K-5's student population of 327 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students327 students
This chart display total students of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 by grade.

School Comparison

Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 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 Banksville K-5 is 0.72, 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
#2194 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
18%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
44%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.720.53
This chart display the diversity score of Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Banksville K-5 is Pittsburgh Brashear High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Brookline K-8 (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5 (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
    1.0 miles
    810 Rockland Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-7390
    1 PK-5 330
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Brookline K-8 Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 500 students
    1.0 miles
    500 Woodbourne Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7380
    1 PK-8 500
  • Pittsburgh Dormont Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 348 students
    1.1 miles
    3200 Annapolis Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 571-6152
    1.1 K-5 348
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Brashear High School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,217 student
    1.1 miles
    590 Crane Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-7300
    1.1 9-12 1,217
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Math: 15% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 456 students
    1.1 miles
    595 Crane Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    (412) 529-8130
    1.1 6-8 456

School Reviews

Review Pittsburgh Banksville K-5. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
School nurses are becoming a staple of the past, as more and more budgets are cutting nurses from their payroll. What does this mean for students and your child?
While Facebook is getting all the attention in teen social media, LinkedIn offers some serious benefits in networking and professional grooming. We look at how high school student can use this network to their advantage.
Teach for America has been applauded for many of its exemplary teachers and innovative training, but can the model be sustained throughout all communities? Learn about what the proponents and critics have to say.