Pittsburgh Schaeffer K-8 Elementary School (Closed 2013)

1235 Clairhaven St
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pittsburgh Schaeffer K-8 Elementary School served 408 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 42% (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 43% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
42%
74%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
43%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
66%
15%
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White
18%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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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 Schaeffer K-8 Elementary School is Pittsburgh Conroy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Westwood K-8 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 256 students
    0.5 miles
    508 Shadyhill Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (412) 529-6570
    0.5 K-5 256
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Classical 6-8 Magnet School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
    0.8 miles
    1463 Chartiers Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220
    (412) 529-3110
    0.8 6-8 307
  • Pittsburgh Crafton Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    1874 Crafton Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    (412) 429-2500
    0.9 K-6 342
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Langley K-8 Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 581 students
    1.0 miles
    2940 Sheraden Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15204
    (412) 529-2100
    1 K-8 581
  • Pittsburgh Fred L Aiken Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 190 students
    1.2 miles
    881 Greentree Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220
    (412) 921-9166
    1.2 K-5 190
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