Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8

  • Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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 declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students550 students
This chart display total students of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2014 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
42%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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 Carmalt K-8 and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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 GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.620.52
This chart display the diversity score of Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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 Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 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, middle school, and elementary school to Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8 is Pittsburgh Pioneer (0.9 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8. 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
The school voucher debate continues to broil throughout the country, with one Colorado school district the grounds for intense controversy. Learn about the voucher program controversy in Douglas County and how it will impact students.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.