School Details

Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8

810 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 323-4115
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 379 students 12 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

66%
64%
77%
45%
52%
69%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
66%
80%
55%
64%
76%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
67%
76%
72%
73%
80%
36%
41%
60%
35%
59%
73%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 is a public middle school in Pittsburgh. The principal of Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 is Ms Toni Kendrick. 379 students go to Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 83% of the 379 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 is 12:1. Cardinal Wright Regional School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 66% 57%
Multiracial 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 27% 35%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 2%
Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.1%
Asian 0.3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Highly motivated staff. Excellent connections to the wider community with mentoring and after-school programs. Peaceful positive environment.

  • (5 years ago)

    Students develop and focus on strategies to reach annual goals regarding academic career and social skills. Staff is highly motivated and committed to develop innovative approaches for all students. Parents are involved in best practice decisions. Compared to middle schools in Pittsburgh and across PA ATA is rated as one of the best. Paul Lyons Guidance Counselor

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(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

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