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Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy
  • Public, Magnet
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

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

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Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in PITTSBURGH, PA. It has 589 students in grades PK, 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1150
148 responses
Average ACT
28
15 responses
AP Enrollment
40%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$12,483
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$954
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$265,256
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Class Competition
    27%
  • Monthly senior-held pep-rallies
    27%
  • Culture night
    18%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • None
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
589
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$82,012
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.2%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 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
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$29,015 / year
National
$12,239
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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