Harrison Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
129 Windvale Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Phone
(412) 885-7530
District
BALDWIN-WHITEHALL SD
County
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
973
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.2% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Harrison Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 51
Proficiency in Reading 70 63
Proficiency in Math 52 40

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 51
Proficiency in Reading 74 62
Proficiency in Math 56 39

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 46
Proficiency in Reading 68 62
Proficiency in Math 31.6 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.76
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.15
AVG FOR STATE 14.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 309 31.8%
Grade 7 327 33.6%
Grade 8 337 34.6%
Total 973 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.9% 79.1% 68.7%
Black 4.7% 5.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 1.7% 2.1% 11.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.5% 12.7% 4.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.8% 40.6% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.2% 36.5% 40.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 4.0% 2.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,610 12,805,537
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,302.1 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.2% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.6% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 21.2% 17.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,916 5,007,442
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.3% 89.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.7% 30.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.5% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.7% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.1% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.7% 14.9%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,404 $30,896,892 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $505 $2,107,365 3.5%
Staff $272 $1,135,056 1.9%
General Administration $336 $1,402,128 2.3%
School Administration $623 $2,599,779 4.3%
Operation $1,493 $6,230,289 10.4%
Transportation $1,074 $4,481,802 7.5%
Other $395 $1,648,335 2.8%
Total Support $4,699 $19,608,927 32.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,227 $9,293,271 15.5%
Total Expenditures $14,330 $59,799,090 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,590 $14,751,635,620 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $720 $1,235,662,604 4.1%
Staff $433 $744,108,384 2.5%
General Administration $392 $672,663,093 2.2%
School Administration $655 $1,125,040,706 3.7%
Operation $1,335 $2,293,432,009 7.6%
Transportation $743 $1,276,810,887 4.2%
Other $478 $821,523,453 2.7%
Total Support $4,757 $8,169,222,694 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,208 $7,227,042,161 24.0%
Total Expenditures $17,554 $30,147,882,209 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%