4801 Stanton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 serves 266 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 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 30-34% (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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8's student population of 266 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 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 Sunnyside K-8 is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1910 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
48%
15%
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White
34%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% PA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% PA state average).

How many students attend Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8?

266 students attend Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

48% of Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 students are Black, 34% of students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8?

Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.

What grades does Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 offer ?

Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-8 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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