PROFICIENCY 23% 58% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Pittsburgh SD
14%Pittsburgh
53%Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Pittsburgh SD" in Pittsburgh, PA. There are a total of 476 students and 39 teachers at Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 363 free lunch students and 10 reduced lunch students.

Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 58% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students476
Teachers39
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch363
Reduced lunch10

 

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 South Hills 6-8, 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
All11%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
615-19%
76-9%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All34%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
625-29%
730-34%
840-44%
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 South Hills 6-8 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 35.1% 35.1% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 37.7% 51.5% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 12.7% 3.8% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 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 9.6% 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%
Source: The Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.