Pittsburgh Phillips K-5

1901 Sarah St
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 serves 291 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pittsburgh Phillips 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5's student population of 291 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 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 Phillips K-5 is 0.63, 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
#2194 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
40%
15%
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White
45%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 is Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Grandview K-5 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    0.8 miles
    845 Mclain St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-6605
    0.8 K-5 269
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 368 students
    0.9 miles
    2500 Jonquil Way
    Pittsburgh, PA 15210
    (412) 529-4700
    0.9 PK-8 368
  • Pittsburgh Hill House Passport Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    1.0 miles
    510 Heldman Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 376-3724
    1 9-12 136
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Weil K-8 Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 188 students
    1.2 miles
    2250 Centre Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 529-3840
    1.2 PK-5 188
  • Pittsburgh Propel Cs - Hazelwood Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 297 students
    1.2 miles
    5401 Glenwood Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 325-7305
    1.2 K-8 297

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