Perry Traditional Academy

3875 Perrysville Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214 | (412) 323-3400
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 762
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 762 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 589th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (third year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Nina Sacco
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
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: 762
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 56.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 363 (47.6%)
  • Females: 371 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 96 (12.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 467 (61.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 563 (73.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Perry Traditional Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black50966.8%
Asian--
Hispanic20.3%
White22229.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Perry Traditional Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade22129.0%
10th Grade18924.8%
11th Grade15820.7%
12th Grade19425.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
60.0%
District:
68.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
85.8%
District:
69.1%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.9%
District:
1.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
94.2%
District:
74.0%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
88.4%
District:
71.2%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Student on October 29, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I like this school alot and it helps me with everything i need

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Perry Traditional Academy 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 (third year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 396.4
Math Average Score: 420.4
Writing Average Score: 386.2

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201025.5%41.3%59.6%
200934.3%43.0%55.6%
200848.0%52.7%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201044.9%51.0%67.2%
200938.9%50.1%65.2%
200842.2%50.9%64.7%
 
Science Test
201010.0%19.8%39.8%
20099.4%20.3%39.7%
200810.5%19.4%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201065.5%72.5%80.7%
2009---
200862.5%76.5%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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