Pittsburgh school information

IndexPittsburghPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores78%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1852,56379,235
Total private schools1171,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools414067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Pittsburgh are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 185 public schools in Pittsburgh.
  • 86.6% of people in Pittsburgh have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.8% of people in Pittsburgh have completed high school.
  • 37.2% of people in Pittsburgh have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pittsburgh

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  • Abraham Lincoln El Sch1524 Hamilton RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 327 · Ratio: 15:193
  • Acadamy At Westinghouse1101 N. Murtland AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Academy Cs900 Agnew RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 175 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Avalon El Sch721 California AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 241 · Ratio: 10:179
  • Avonworth El Sch1320 Roosevelt RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 705 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Avonworth Hs304 Josephs LaneGrades: 09 - 12Students: 425 · Ratio: 12:173
  • Avonworth Ms256 Josephs LaneGrades: 06 - 08Students: 311 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Baker El Sch2300 Morton RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 441 · Ratio: 16:196
  • Baldwin Shs4653 Clairton BlvdGrades: 08 - 12Students: 1,496 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Bellevue El Sch435 Lincoln AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 431 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Boyce Ms1500 Boyce RdGrades: 05 - 06Students: 631 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Brentwood Ms3601 Brownsville RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 278 · Ratio: 12:178
  • Brentwood Shs3601 Brownsville RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 415 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Career Connections Chs4412 Butler StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 263 · Ratio: 10:143
  • Carson Ms200 Hillvue LaneGrades: 06 - 08Students: 727 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Center El Sch201 Center New Texas RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 446 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Chartiers Valley Intrmd School2030 Swallow Hill RdGrades: 03 - 05Students: 757 · Ratio: 15:179
  • City Chs201 Stanwix StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 574 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Crafton El Sch1874 Crafton BlvdGrades: KG - 06Students: 358 · Ratio: 16:188
  • Dickson El Sch7301 Schoyer AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 347 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Dormont El Sch3200 Annapolis AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 334 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Dorseyville Ms3732 Saxonburg BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,029 · Ratio: 11:190
  • Edgewood El Sch241 Maple AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 438 · Ratio: 14:176
  • Eisenhower El Sch100 Warwick DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 511 · Ratio: 16:195
  • Elroy Avenue El Sch3129 Elroy AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 327 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Environmental Charter School At Frick Park829 Milton StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Fairview El Sch738 Dorseyville RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 361 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Fort Couch Ms515 Fort Couch RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 61 · Ratio: 14:197
  • Foster El Sch700 Vermont AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 27 · Ratio: 16:196
  • Fox Chapel Area Hs611 Field Club RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,386 · Ratio: 12:185
  • Fred L Aiken El Sch881 Greentree RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 196 · Ratio: 13:194
  • Harrison Ms129 Windvale DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 909 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Hartwood El Sch3730 Saxonburg BoulevardGrades: KG - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Highcliff El Sch156 Peony AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 524 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Holiday Park El Sch4795 Havana DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 44 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Hoover El Sch37 Robb Hollow RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 238 · Ratio: 13:193
  • Howe El Sch400 Broadmoor AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 352 · Ratio: 14:195
  • Ingomar El Sch602 W Ingomar RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 451 · Ratio: 16:192
  • Ingomar Ms1521 Ingomar Heights RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 636 · Ratio: 13:195
  • Ingram El Sch40 Vancouver StGrades: KG - 04Students: 167 · Ratio: 13:180
  • Jefferson El Sch11 Moffett StGrades: KG - 05Students: 298 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Jefferson Ms21 Moffett StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 57 · Ratio: 11:195
  • Kerr El Sch341 Kittanning PikeGrades: KG - 05Students: 489 · Ratio: 11:187
  • Keystone Oaks Hs1000 Kelton AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 715 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Keystone Oaks Ms1002 Kelton AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 495 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Lincoln El Sch2 Ralston PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 413 · Ratio: 15:198
  • Linton Ms250 Aster StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 1,333 · Ratio: 12:156
  • Manchester Academic Cs1214 Liverpool StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 218 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Markham El Sch165 Crescent DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 336 · Ratio: 15:193
  • Marzolf Primary Sch101 Marzolf Road ExtGrades: KG - 03Students: 351 · Ratio: 13:189
  • Mcannulty El Sch5151 Mcannulty RoadGrades: KG - 01Students: 371 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Mcclellan El Sch360 School LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 304 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Mcintyre El Sch200 Mcintyre RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 536 · Ratio: 14:192
  • Mcknight El Sch500 Cumberland RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 78 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Mellon Ms11 Castle Shannon BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 63 · Ratio: 12:193
  • Moore Sch3809 Dalewood StGrades: KG - 05Students: 235 · Ratio: 14:183
  • Mt Lebanon Shs155 Cochran RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,756 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Myrtle Ave Sch3724 Myrtle AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 343 · Ratio: 13:189
  • North Allegheny Ihs350 Cumberland RdGrades: 09 - 10Students: 1,298 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • North Hills Jhs55 Rochester RdGrades: 07 - 09Students: 1,031 · Ratio: 14:182
  • North Hills Shs53 Rochester RdGrades: 10 - 12Students: 1,104 · Ratio: 12:174
  • Northgate Mshs589 Union AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 57 · Ratio: 11:166
  • Northside Urban Pathways Cs914 Penn AvenueGrades: 06 - 12Students: 364 · Ratio: 14:145
  • Oblock Jhs440 Presque Isle DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 643 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Ohara El Sch115 Cabin LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 709 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Options Center925 Brushton AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 46 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Paynter El Sch3454 Pleasantvue DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 716 · Ratio: 17:184
  • Peebles El Sch8625 Peebles RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 352 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Penn Hebron El Academy102 Duff RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 719 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Penn Hills Shs12200 Garland DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,527 · Ratio: 15:148
  • Pittsburgh Allderdice Hs2409 Shady AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,379 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8810 Arch StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 379 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5810 Arch StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Arlington K-82500 Jonquil WayGrades: PK - 08Students: 544 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-83900 Butler StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 252 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5215 39Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 282 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Banksville K-51001 Carnahan RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 303 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Pittsburgh Beechwood K-5810 Rockland AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 428 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Brashear Hs590 Crane AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,267 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Brookline K-8500 Woodbourne AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 578 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Capa 6-12111 9Th StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 877 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Pittsburgh Carmalt K-81550 Breining StGrades: KG - 08Students: 612 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Pittsburgh Carrick Hs125 Parkfield StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 819 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Chartiers Early Childhood Ctr3799 Chartiers AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 151 · Ratio: 151:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Classical 6-81463 Chartiers AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 388 · Ratio: 9:160
  • Pittsburgh Colfax K-82332 Beechwood BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 679 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Concord K-52350 Brownsville RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 321 · Ratio: 19:160
  • Pittsburgh Conroy1398 Page StGrades: PK - 12Students: 238 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Dilworth K-56200 Stanton AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 451 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Faison K-57430 Tioga StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Fort Pitt K-55101 Hillcrest StGrades: PK - 05Students: 239 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Fulton K-55799 Hampton StGrades: PK - 05Students: 351 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Grandview K-5845 Mclain StGrades: KG - 05Students: 275 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Greenfield K-81 Alger StGrades: PK - 08Students: 377 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Homewood Early Childhood Ctr7100 Hamilton AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 186 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh King K-850 Montgomery PlaceGrades: PK - 08Students: 506 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Langley Hs2940 Sheraden BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 412 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Liberty K-5601 Filbert StGrades: KG - 05Students: 419 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Lincoln K-5328 Lincoln AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 563 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Linden K-5725 S Linden AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Manchester K-81612 Manhattan StGrades: PK - 08Students: 274 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Mccleary Early Childhood Ctr5251 Holmes StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 122 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Mcnaugher2610 Maple AveGrades: 05 - 12Students: 104 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Mifflin K-81290 Mifflin RoadGrades: PK - 08Students: 444 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Miller K-52055 Bedford AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 319 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Milliones 6-123117 Centre AveGrades: 06 - 11Students: 55 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Minadeo K-56502 Lilac StGrades: PK - 05Students: 638 · Ratio: 19:166
  • Pittsburgh Montessori K-8201 S Graham StGrades: PK - 08Students: 368 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Pittsburgh Morrow K-51611 Davis AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Pittsburgh Murray K-8800 Rectenwald StGrades: PK - 08Students: 335 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Northview K-8310 Mount Pleasant RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 341 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Obama 6-12129 Denniston AveGrades: 06 - 11Students: 749 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Oliver Hs2323 Brighton RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 401 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Perry Hs3875 Perrysville AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 672 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Phillips K-51901 Sarah StGrades: KG - 05Students: 319 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Pioneer775 Dunster StGrades: KG - 12Students: 79 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Roosevelt K -517 W Cherryhill StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 505 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Schaeffer K-81235 Clairhaven StGrades: KG - 08Students: 399 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Schiller 6-81018 Peralta StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 26 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academy 6-12107 Thackeray StGrades: 06 - 10Students: 358 · Ratio: 12:177
  • Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8779 Dunster StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 458 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8595 Crane AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 454 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Spring Garden Early Childhood Ctr1501 Spring Garden AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 165 · Ratio: 42:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-51351 Damas StGrades: PK - 05Students: 32 · Ratio: 15:159
  • Pittsburgh Sterrett 6-87100 Reynolds StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 411 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Stevens K-8822 Crucible StGrades: KG - 08Students: 352 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Student Achievement Ctr925 Brushton AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 182 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Sunnyside K-84801 Stanton AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 353 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Weil K-82250 Centre AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 346 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5785 Dunster StGrades: KG - 05Students: 259 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Westwood K-8508 Shadyhill RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 342 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Whittier K-5150 Meridan StGrades: KG - 05Students: 292 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pittsburgh Woolslair K-5501 40Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 253 · Ratio: 18:136
  • Pivik El Sch100 School RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 511 · Ratio: 18:184
  • Pleasant Hills Ms404 National DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 649 · Ratio: 18:189
  • Plum Shs900 Elicker RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,397 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Propel Cs-Braddock Hills3447 E. Carson StreetGrades: KG - 10Students: 29 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Propel Cs-East3447 East Carson StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 396 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Propel Cs-Homestead3447 East Carson StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 555 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Propel Cs-Mckeesport3447 East Carson StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 381 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Propel Cs-Montour3447 East Carson StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 388 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Propel Cs-Northside1805 Buena Vista StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Regency Park El Sch606 Millers LnGrades: KG - 06Students: 255 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Reserve Primary Sch2107 Lonsdale StGrades: KG - 03Students: 196 · Ratio: 11:182
  • Ross El Sch90 Houston RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 54 · Ratio: 14:191
  • Shaffer El Sch37 Garden TerraceGrades: KG - 06Students: 296 · Ratio: 14:174
  • Shaler Area Hs381 Wible Run RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,726 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Stevenson El Sch313 Holiday Park DrGrades: KG - 06Students: 418 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Streams El Sch1560 Ashlawn DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 461 · Ratio: 16:192
  • Upper Saint Clair Hs1825 Mclaughlin Run RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,435 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Urban League Of Greater Pittsburgh Cs327 N Negley AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 229 · Ratio: 12:170
  • Urban Pathways K-5 College Charter School914 Penn AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Washington El Sch2501 Main StGrades: KG - 03Students: 402 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Washington El Sch735 Washington RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 396 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • West View El Sch47 Chalfonte AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 516 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Whitehall El Sch4900 Curry RdGrades: 02 - 05Students: 735 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Wilkins El Sch362 Churchill RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 45 · Ratio: 13:178
  • Wilkinsburg Ms747 Wallace AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 158 · Ratio: 10:131
  • Woodland Hills Jhs7600 Evans StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 51 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Woodland Hills Shs2550 Greensburg PikeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,352 · Ratio: 12:154

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Education level achieved in Pittsburgh

IndexPittsburghPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school85.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college61.9%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.2%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors37.2%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters18.0%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.0%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pittsburgh (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canonsburg, PA8,97392%35%
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Allison Park, PA20,86791%34%
Oakdale, PA1,41490%32%
Gibsonia, PA2,98790%32%
Pittsburgh, PA306,04578%15%

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Pittsburgh, PA306,04578%15%
Source: The Pittsburgh, PA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.