Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School

  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.
  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

School Overview

  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School's student population of 428 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
3%
4%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
72%
15%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
16%
68%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.26
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
44%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Elementary School is Pittsburgh School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pittsburgh School District's student population of 24,178 students has decreased by 8% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $23,240 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $24,048 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePittsburgh School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    59
    3
    Number of Students Managed24,1781,464
    Pittsburgh School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    62%
    District Total Revenue$611 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$632 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$23,240$13,048
    District Spending / Student$24,048$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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