Avonworth High School

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304 Josephs Ln

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

(412) 366-6360

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 406

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Avonworth High School

Not a great school. Too many politics in such a small area. More of a board controlled puppet administrator. Don't be fooled by the propaganda, every school district that surrounds Avonworth has better test scores, teachers and administrators. In fact, when compared to schools economy and tax base, this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/03/14

We moved to where we are 10 years ago because of the school district. Once you leave the elementary school it is straight down hill from there. Questionable practices by the now Principal is just that. Parents are informed, usually, by teachers on concerns of their childs performance in class. Getting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

This school is a shell of what it once was. Around 2002, the trouble started, when the talented administration was forced out, and the current one, with its obsessive focus on punitive punishments and curriculum focusing on teaching to the test was forced in. Too many teachers are inexperienced and lack ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/02/12

Great school with high values. Kids are happy and safe. Teachers care. Parents and teachers share true concerns over their child(ren)'s future.

Posted by a parent on 03/14/12

Great academic reputation. Kids go to college, veru good schools Great football and girls basketball program. Gets student-athletes in college playing sports, earning an education.

Posted by a parent on 11/17/09

Top quality committed teachers. Parents are involved the school is safer than most. Lots of activities but a little too much sports and not enough arts. Needs a better music program. The annual musical is great. Good place to send your children, if you want to know what's going on.

Posted by a parent on 09/07/06

Small enough to matter? Heck, it's almost provincial. Lots of meaningless school board bickering. Meanwhile, lots of wonderful teachers are forced out.

Posted by a former student on 01/30/05

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Test scores for Avonworth High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Avonworth High School
Avonworth School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Pittsburgh schools — Avonworth High School is located at 304 Josephs Ln, Pittsburgh PA 15237. 304 Josephs Ln is in the 15237 ZIP code in Pittsburgh, PA The school district for Avonworth High School is the Avonworth School District. Avonworth High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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