Peabody High School

515 North Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 | (412) 665-2050
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 472
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 472 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 610th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (third year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 515 N Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Principal or Admin: Kellie Abbott
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: 472
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 244 (51.7%)
  • Females: 217 (46.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 370 (78.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 394 (83.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Peabody High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black43892.8%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic40.8%
White173.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Peabody High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade12927.3%
10th Grade12827.1%
11th Grade11724.8%
12th Grade9820.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
75.3%
District:
68.9%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
60.3%
District:
69.1%
Dropout Rate
School:
3.6%
District:
1.6%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
56.0%
District:
74.0%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
55.2%
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 Peabody 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 (third year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 378.7
Math Average Score: 410.3
Writing Average Score: 379.7

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201017.0%41.3%59.6%
200920.2%43.0%55.6%
200820.0%52.7%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201024.0%51.0%67.2%
200926.0%50.1%65.2%
200818.8%50.9%64.7%
 
Science Test
20103.1%19.8%39.8%
20094.0%20.3%39.7%
20081.6%19.4%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201060.6%72.5%80.7%
2009---
200855.7%76.5%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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