School Details

Highcliff El School

156 Peony Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(412) 318-1582
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 524 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

85%
91%
80%
85%
89%
74%

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
  • North Hills School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
96%
83%
91%
90%
72%
95%
95%
82%

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
  • North Hills School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
82%
73%
73%
76%
65%
78%
84%
64%

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
  • North Hills School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
91%
77%
92%
88%
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
  • North Hills School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Highcliff El School is a public elementary school in Pittsburgh. 524 students attend Highcliff El School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 20% of the 524 students here have subsidized lunches. Highcliff Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 94%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Asian 1% %
Hispanic 0.8% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 18%

Nearby

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools