Pittsburgh Classical 6-8

  • Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 serves 307 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pittsburgh Classical 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 student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pittsburgh Classical 6-8's student population of 307 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsburgh Classical 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 Classical 6-8 is 0.61, 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#2469 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
47%
15%
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White
41%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
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

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    1.3 miles
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  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Westwood K-8
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    1.3 miles
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  • Pittsburgh Manchester Academic Charter School Charter School
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