Carrick High School

125 Parkfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 | (412) 885-7700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 876
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School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 876 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 558th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (second year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jennifer Murphy
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: 876
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 436 (49.8%)
  • Females: 402 (45.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 79 (9.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 578 (66.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 657 (75.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carrick High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black32336.9%
Asian20.2%
Hispanic70.8%
White50557.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carrick High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade23727.1%
10th Grade25128.7%
11th Grade21024.0%
12th Grade17820.3%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
70.6%
District:
68.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
59.6%
District:
69.1%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.1%
District:
1.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
70.5%
District:
74.0%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
61.2%
District:
71.2%
State:
69.4%
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 Carrick High 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: Corrective Action 2 (second year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 431.8
Math Average Score: 456.6
Writing Average Score: 429.6

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201040.0%41.3%59.6%
200946.1%43.0%55.6%
200846.6%52.7%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201050.6%51.0%67.2%
200957.3%50.1%65.2%
200847.3%50.9%64.7%
 
Science Test
201019.5%19.8%39.8%
200918.0%20.3%39.7%
200814.2%19.4%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201072.9%72.5%80.7%
2009---
200880.2%76.5%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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