PROFICIENCY 45% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Penn Hills SD
14%Pittsburgh
53%Pennsylvania

Penn Hills Shs is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Penn Hills SD" in Pittsburgh, PA. There are a total of 1,453 students and 99 teachers at Penn Hills Shs, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 700 free lunch students and 180 reduced lunch students.

Penn Hills Shs has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 15% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1453
Teachers98.5
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch700
Reduced lunch180

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment160
Taking some courses108
Taking some courses (not tests)44
Passing some courses59
Passing no courses49

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 Penn Hills Shs, there are a total of 160 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 108 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School63%

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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Penn Hills Shs race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 35.2% 33.8% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 61.2% 62.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.1% 0.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.6% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Linton Middle School23%1.0Pittsburgh, PA
Penn Hills El School39%1.2Pittsburgh, PA
Regency Park El School62%2.3Plum, PA
Center El School69%2.4Plum, PA
Evergreen El School55%2.5Monroeville, PA
Wilkins El School27%2.6Pittsburgh, PA
Penn Hills Charter School For Entreprene47%2.8Verona, PA
Turner El School32%3.0Wilkinsburg, PA
Verner El School67%3.0Verona, PA
Gateway Middle School46%3.1Monroeville, PA
Woodland Hills Jshs62%3.1Churchill, PA
Dr Cleveland Steward Jr El School37%3.4Monroeville, 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%
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Source: The Penn Hills Shs data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.