1550 Breining St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 serves 580 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8's student population of 580 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2087 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
41%
15%
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White
39%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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