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Pittsburgh Capa 6-12
  • Public, Magnet
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Pittsburgh Capa 6-12 is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in PITTSBURGH, PA. It has 879 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Pittsburgh Capa 6-12 Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1180
292 responses
Average ACT
29
33 responses
AP Enrollment
51%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$83,868
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,593
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$287,810
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
  • The holiday shows
    20%
  • Festival on the Roof
    17%
  • Preformances
    14%
  • 6base
    12%
  • Dances
    12%
  • Award Ceremony
    5%
  • Gallery Crawl
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
879
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$82,012
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.2%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$29,015 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 50 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 49 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 50 responses

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