PROFICIENCY 74% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%Shaler Area SD
14%Pittsburgh
53%Pennsylvania

Shaler Area High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Shaler Area SD" in Pittsburgh, PA. There are a total of 1,545 students and 122 teachers at Shaler Area High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 410 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

Shaler Area High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.0%, which is 39% higher than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1545
Teachers122.4
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch410
Reduced lunch100

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment253
Taking some courses253
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses218
Passing no courses35

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Shaler Area High School, there are a total of 253 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 253 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All78%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School78%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Shaler Area High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 95.8% 92.9% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 2.2% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 1.1% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.3% 0.7% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 2.8% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Marzolf Primary School77%0.4Pittsburgh, PA
Jeffery Primary School87%0.7Glenshaw, PA
Shaler Area Middle School42%1.0Glenshaw, PA
Ross El School80%1.5Pittsburgh, PA
Rogers Primary School70%1.6Glenshaw, PA
Shaler Area El School52%1.7Glenshaw, PA
North Hills Middle School71%2.7Pittsburgh, PA
Burchfield Primary School72%2.8Allison Park, PA
Reserve Primary School70%2.8Pittsburgh, PA
North Hills Shs81%2.8Pittsburgh, PA
Mcintyre El School75%2.8Pittsburgh, PA
Kerr El School65%2.9Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh demographics profile

StatisticPittsburghPennsylvaniaNational
Population305,30512,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,51327791
Median age32.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%56%55%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Education level achieved in Pittsburgh

IndexPittsburghPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters19.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Shaler Area High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.