Pittsburgh University Preparatory 6-12 School

3117 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 | (412) 622-5900
  • Grades: 6-10
  • Student Enrollment: 402
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 402 middle and high school students from grades 6-10
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Warning
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2009

Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Derrick Hardy
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Pittsburgh School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,497
  • Graduation Rate: 61.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.1
  • Enrolled Students: 27,945

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 402
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 195 (48.5%)
  • Females: 200 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 17 (4.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 316 (78.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 333 (82.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pittsburgh University Preparatory 6-12 School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black38495.5%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic41.0%
White61.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pittsburgh University Preparatory 6-12 School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten153.7%
6th Grade7217.9%
7th Grade5212.9%
8th Grade5914.7%
9th Grade9423.4%
10th Grade11027.4%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
82.7%
District:
68.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
0.3%
District:
1.6%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Pittsburgh University Preparatory 6-12 School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Warning

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201041.6%65.5%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201025.3%52.9%68.8%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201051.1%60.7%77.9%
 
Reading Test
201051.1%56.6%73.5%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201023.0%58.8%75.2%
 
Reading Test
201038.5%70.9%81.9%
 
Science Test
20109.6%32.1%57.2%
 
Writing Test
201030.2%60.4%75.2%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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