PROFICIENCY 62% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Pittsburgh SD
14%Pittsburgh
53%Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Pittsburgh SD" in Pittsburgh, PA. There are a total of 797 students and 45 teachers at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 263 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 17% higher than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students797
Teachers44.5
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch263
Reduced lunch15

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Colfax K-8, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
355-59%
470-74%
550-54%
660-64%
735-39%
840-49%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
370-74%
475-79%
560-64%
670-74%
755-59%
860-69%
High Schooln/a

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 Colfax K-8 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 49.1% 35.1% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 30.0% 51.5% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 10.8% 3.8% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 2.3% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.3% 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 Colfax K-8 data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.