Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School (Closed 2013)

800 Rectenwald St
Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School served 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 45-49% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 83% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
45-49%
74%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
40-44%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
76%
15%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.390.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburgh School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School is Academy Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 368 students
    0.6 miles
    2500 Jonquil Way
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-4700
    0.6 PK-8 368
  • Pittsburgh Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 104 students
    0.9 miles
    900 Agnew Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15227
    (412) 885-5200
    0.9 8-12 104
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Roosevelt K -5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    0.9 miles
    17 W Cherryhill Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7780
    0.9 PK-5 320
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Carrick High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 737 students
    1.3 miles
    125 Parkfield St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-7700
    1.3 9-12 737
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    1.3 miles
    845 Mclain St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-6605
    1.3 K-5 269
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