Steel Valley MiddleSchool

3114 Main St
Homestead, PA 15120
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Steel Valley MiddleSchool serves 391 students in grades 5-8.
Steel Valley MiddleSchool 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 391 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Steel Valley MiddleSchool ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Steel Valley MiddleSchool's student population of 391 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Steel Valley MiddleSchool is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Steel Valley MiddleSchool is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2008 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
39%
14%
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White
48%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Steel Valley MiddleSchool's ranking?
Steel Valley MiddleSchool is ranked #2008 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What schools are Steel Valley MiddleSchool often compared to?
Steel Valley MiddleSchoolis often viewed alongside schools like Barrett Elementary School, Propel Cs-homestead by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Steel Valley MiddleSchool?
391 students attend Steel Valley MiddleSchool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Steel Valley MiddleSchool students are White, 39% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Steel Valley MiddleSchool?
Steel Valley MiddleSchool has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Steel Valley MiddleSchool offer ?
Steel Valley MiddleSchool offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Steel Valley MiddleSchool part of?
Steel Valley MiddleSchool is part of Steel Valley SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 391 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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