900 Elicker Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Plum Sr. High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9-12.
Plum Sr. High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Plum Sr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Plum Sr. High School's student population of 1,161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Plum Sr. High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Plum Sr. High School is 0.20, which is less 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
#308 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
89%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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