Pittsburgh Colfax K-8



Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 108
1 113
2 128
3 102
4 85
5 87
6 72
7 92
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 is a public elementary school located in Pittsburgh, PA in the Pittsburgh School District. It enrolls 862 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 is the 87th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 2,994th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 862
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,994th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 87th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,629th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 184th out of 1,773

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Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 444
(52%)
10,027
(51%)
 Female 418
(48%)
9,732
(49%)

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(49%)
6,194
(31%)
 Black 250
(29%)
10,815
(55%)
 Asian 97
(11%)
609
(3%)
 Two or More 52
(6%)
1,545
(8%)
 Hispanic 39
(5%)
532
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 628
(73%)
7,719
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(26%)
11,635
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
405
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 is ranked 665th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.1%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 493
2006 611
2007 580
2008 614
2009 659
2010 679
2011 700
2012 703
2013 777
2014 797
2015 862

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 15.4
2007 14
2008 14.1
2009 13.6
2010 14
2011 15.1
2012 17.1
2013 18.5
2014 17.9
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37322515212982
2006 0.379705400982
2007 0.3948275862069
2008 0.37296416938111
2009 0.44157814871017
2010 0.30486008836524
2011 0.32714285714286
2012 0.32859174964438
2013 0.44015444015444
2014 0.34880803011292
2015 0.27146171693735

Compare Pittsburgh Colfax K-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.1%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 862 18.5:1  
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