Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School

  • Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School serves 476 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School operates within the Pittsburgh School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 476 students has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students476 students
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by GradePittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
14%
4%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
41%
15%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
34%
68%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.51
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
41%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsburgh School District's student population of 24,602 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,240 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $24,048 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NamePittsburgh School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed24,6021,497
Pittsburgh School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$611 MM$21 MM
Pittsburgh School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$632 MM$20 MM
Pittsburgh School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$23,240$12,967
Pittsburgh School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$24,048$12,300
Pittsburgh School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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