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About This School

Crafton Elementary School is a public elementary school in Pittsburgh. The principal of Crafton Elementary School is Ms Jacie Bejster. 358 children attend Crafton Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 40% of the 358 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Crafton Elementary School is 14:1. Ingram Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 83%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 15%
Asian 0.8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 38%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 months ago)

    Crafton Elementary School. The degree of unprofessionalism nepotism political favors and pettiness of the principal is abhorrent and disgusting.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son is in kindergarten this year and so far we love his teacher and the school. The teacher has done a great job ensuring that students at varying levels continue to be challenged my son is reading writing and learning to think in new ways. And we love the neighborhood school s small town feel. Recently students marched around the block to sport their Halloween costumes to parents lined up down the sidewalk some parents standing outside their homes. The students will all be having a compliment party soon because they earned enough compliments through good behavior. The class has their own wikispace and each kindergartener has a fourth grade tech buddy for computer training. The PTA is very active. I do wish the students were learning Spanish but there may be something in the works for that.

  • (2 years ago)

    Crafton Elementary is a great neighborhood school focusing on the students. Effective teachers and a nurturing environment are just some of Crafton's many strengths. This small neighborhood school is a hidden secret in the heart of a friendly community.

  • (3 years ago)

    A great school has what CRAFTON Elementary has * Excellent teachers * Strong principal/school leadership * Challenging academic programs * Involved parents

  • (4 years ago)

    I am thrilled to see Crafton Elementary get the recognition it deserves. My children got a great start there. It truly is a community. Every teacher in the school will know and encourage your child by name. Parents are involved and supportive. The principal Mrs. Maslyk is strict while being very hands-on and approachable. There is a wonderful emphasis on reading at all levels. The math curriculum was recently updated to closely follow PA state standards.

  • (6 years ago)

    Great small community school! Wonderful teachers!

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