PROFICIENCY 47% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Pittsburgh SD
14%Pittsburgh
53%Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Brashear High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Pittsburgh SD" in Pittsburgh, PA. There are a total of 1,315 students and 94 teachers at Pittsburgh Brashear High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 927 free lunch students and 44 reduced lunch students.

Pittsburgh Brashear High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.5%, which is 12% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1315
Teachers94.2
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch927
Reduced lunch44

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment338
Taking some courses164
Taking some courses (not tests)167
Passing some courses32
Passing no courses122

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 Pittsburgh Brashear High School, there are a total of 338 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 164 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School49%

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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Pittsburgh Brashear High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 43.7% 35.1% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 34.8% 51.5% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 13.4% 3.8% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 2.3% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.2% 7.0% 2.9% 3.1%

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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 Pittsburgh Brashear High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.