Sto-rox Junior Senior High School

1105 Valley St
Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sto-rox Junior Senior High School serves 476 students in grades 7-12.
Sto-rox Junior Senior High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sto-rox Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Sto-rox Junior Senior High School's student population of 476 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Sto-rox Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sto-rox Junior Senior High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2688 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
55%
15%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.53
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSto-Rox School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sto-rox Junior Senior High School is Northgate Mshs (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pittsburgh Langley K-8 (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Chartiers Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 34 students
    0.9 miles
    3799 Chartiers Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15204
    (412) 529-6792
    0.9 PK 34
  • Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Langley K-8 Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 581 students
    1.6 miles
    2940 Sheraden Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15204
    (412) 529-2100
    1.6 K-8 581
  • Mc Kees Rocks Sto-rox Upper Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 294 students
    1.7 miles
    298 Ewing Rd
    Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136
    (412) 771-3213
    1.7 4-6 294
  • Pittsburgh Bellevue Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 340 students
    1.9 miles
    435 Lincoln Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
    (412) 732-3300
    1.9 PK-6 340
  • Coraopolis David E Williams Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 833 students
    1.9 miles
    60 Gawaldo Dr
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    (412) 771-8802
    1.9 5-8 833

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