515 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 serves 952 students in grades 6-12.
Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 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 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 53% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pittsburgh Obama 6-12's student population of 952 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
952 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 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 Obama 6-12 is 0.46, 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
#2155 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
71%
15%
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White
19%
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
0.46
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 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 Lunch (15-16)
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Great school, haven't had any major problems in my five years attending. Highly recommended to those who want a diverse school that prepares it's students for higher education and has an extremely well-rounded choice of classes.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 952 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 30%)

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