Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8

1550 Breining St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Pittsburgh Carmalt 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 27% (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 52% (which is lower 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 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Pittsburgh Carmalt 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 Carmalt K-8 is 0.63, 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
#2209 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
42%
15%
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White
43%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
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, middle school and elementary school to Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is Pittsburgh Pioneer (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pioneer Special Education School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 73 students
    0.9 miles
    775 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7405
    0.9 K-12 73
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8 Math: 26% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 374 students
    0.9 miles
    779 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-8170
    0.9 6-8 374
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
    0.9 miles
    785 Dunster St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15226
    (412) 529-7420
    0.9 K-5 242
  • 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 Pittsburgh Carrick High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 737 students
    1.0 miles
    125 Parkfield St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7700
    1 9-12 737

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