725 S Linden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Linden K-5 serves 317 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pittsburgh Linden K-5 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 25-29% (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 40-44% (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 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Pittsburgh Linden K-5's student population of 317 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Pittsburgh Linden K-5 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 Linden K-5 is 0.41, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2287 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
75%
15%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 30%)

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