Avalon Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
721 California Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15202
Phone
(412) 732-3300
District
NORTHGATE SD
County
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
269
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

4

(10 is best)

Better than 37.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Avalon Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 59
Proficiency in Reading 74 64
Proficiency in Math 64 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 52
Proficiency in Reading 54 60
Proficiency in Math 24 44

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 52
Proficiency in Reading 54 60
Proficiency in Math 34 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 51
Proficiency in Reading 64 62
Proficiency in Math 24 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.12
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.52
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 35 13.0%
Grade 1 40 14.9%
Grade 2 43 16.0%
Grade 3 28 10.4%
Grade 4 43 16.0%
Grade 5 40 14.9%
Grade 6 40 14.9%
Total 269 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 80.9% 77.4% 67.2%
Black 15.7% 15.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 2.5% 3.2% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 2.9% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.9% 49.2% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.6% 44.5% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 4.7% 2.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,822 12,807,060
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 7,108.2 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 9.3% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.1% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.3% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 17.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,045 5,025,132
Single Parent Households With Children 5.6% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.4% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.7% 30.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.7% 11.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.7% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.8% 17.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.8% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 13.4% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,064 $11,553,472 52.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,091 $1,252,468 5.7%
Staff $537 $616,476 2.8%
General Administration $828 $950,544 4.3%
School Administration $747 $857,556 3.9%
Operation $1,690 $1,940,120 8.9%
Transportation $603 $692,244 3.2%
Other $740 $849,520 3.9%
Total Support $6,236 $7,158,928 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $3,176,516 14.5%
Total Expenditures $19,067 $21,888,916 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,896 $15,296,383,825 47.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,296,381,368 4.1%
Staff $485 $834,788,761 2.6%
General Administration $407 $700,593,099 2.2%
School Administration $679 $1,166,961,546 3.7%
Operation $1,379 $2,370,760,450 7.4%
Transportation $658 $1,131,007,639 3.5%
Other $502 $863,081,015 2.7%
Total Support $4,864 $8,363,493,792 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,815 $8,279,612,322 25.9%
Total Expenditures $18,575 $31,939,427,199 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%