School Details

Wilkinsburg Middle School

747 Wallace Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(412) 244-9303
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 155 students 8 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

51%
51%
80%
34%
34%
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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

32%
31%
76%
40%
39%
80%
8%
8%
60%
22%
21%
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
  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Wilkinsburg Middle School is a public middle school in Wilkinsburg. The principal of Wilkinsburg Middle School is Mrs Ella Rawlings. 155 students attend Wilkinsburg Middle School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 98% of the 155 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Wilkinsburg Middle School is 8:1. Pittsburgh Urban Christian School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 96% 95%
Multiracial 3% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98% 99%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    We have the best staff in the area...we give our all to the students of Wilkinsburg!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I would rate this school as 3 based off of alot of issue that has yet to be addressed. My son went almost a whole season with no homework. When I came to his class I was so shcoked to hear a teacher say I don't do homework.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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