Northgate Mshs School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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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
589 Union 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
455
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

5

(10 is best)

Better than 40.5% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Northgate Mshs School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 50
Proficiency in Reading 67 61
Proficiency in Math 42 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 46
Proficiency in Reading 67 61
Proficiency in Math 17.0 31

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 68
Proficiency in Reading 72 72
Proficiency in Math 52 64

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.52
AVG FOR STATE 14.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 74 16.3%
Grade 8 74 16.3%
Grade 9 84 18.5%
Grade 10 67 14.7%
Grade 11 79 17.4%
Grade 12 77 16.9%
Total 455 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.2% 77.4% 67.2%
Black 15.0% 15.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 3.7% 3.2% 12.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 2.9% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.5% 1.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.9% 49.2% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.0% 44.5% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 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%