School Details

Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5

215 39th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 622-7307
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 282 students 19 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

45%
66%
80%
39%
58%
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
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
68%
83%
37%
56%
72%
27%
63%
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
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

48%
61%
73%
32%
52%
65%
18%
48%
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
  • Pittsburgh School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 is a public elementary school in Pittsburgh. The principal of Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 is Ms Anita Walker. 282 children attend Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 90% of the 282 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 is 19:1. St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 63% 57%
Asian 6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 19% 35%
Multiracial 11% %
Hispanic 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    The teachers and the principal work to extremely hard give the kids the best education they possibly can. The staff at this school work very hard to make sure the needs of every student is met.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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