Pittsburgh Carrick High School

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125 Parkfield St

Pittsburgh, PA 15210

(412) 885-7700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 845

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Pittsburgh Carrick High School

I m a former student from back in the early forties. It was a wonderful experience! The Choir went down the hall singing Carols at Christmas. We had great, dedicated, teachers (except for a metal shop teacher who started to choke a boy for yelling too loud.) My English teacher even came in on a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/25/10

This school is typical of Pittsburgh Public Schools. They discipline more than teach. The leadership is unable to differentiate between offenders and defenders. They use a blanket solution...suspension, which is not a true punishment for the offending students because they do not fear it. Students do ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/10

Carrick used to be a great school, but it has rocketed towards the ground. This school has taught my son nothing. The children here are out of control, and most of the teachers do not particularly care for the students' individual needs. They tend to pick favorites. There are some very good teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/10

I completely disagree with the most recent review. The teachers as a whole are very considerate and do care. The school handles thing as best as they can with the resources that they are given. The incident mentioned was a freak occurence and leaving the school was a bad decision in the firs place. The ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/06/10

Parents, PLEASE READ. It is of extreme importance that you hear me out. Carrick High School is one of the worst schools you could put your child in. I am currently attending. The staff at Carrick High are inconsiderate and cruel. For instance, there was a recent rumor of a gun threat going around, and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/24/10

I am so disappointed with the behavior of the students and teachers in this school. The teachers are apathetic and the girls need attitude adjustments. The ignorance of the parents is stunning.

Posted by a parent on 01/04/10

I went to Carrick for my last two years of school. Although it is not the greatest schoo, it has been one of the best I been to. The teachers do care and enjoy their job. But the one thing I would like to see more of is parents getting involed. Look at the the safety and discipline rate, it's as low ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/27/09

dangerous school, teachers spend all there time disciplining and not teaching

Posted by a parent on 03/11/09

Carrick high school is an above average school. Yes, it has it problems like any other school. It is a clean building. It's entire staff-principle,teachers, aides,custodial staff and food service workers- care and take pride in their job and building. The teaching staff that i have encountered over the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/08

the school is filled with bad teachers, the students are misbehaved and the system of education presented in that school is very low

Posted by a parent on 08/28/08

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Test scores for Pittsburgh Carrick High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Pittsburgh Carrick High School
Pittsburgh 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 — Pittsburgh Carrick High School is located at 125 Parkfield St, Pittsburgh PA 15210. 125 Parkfield St is in the 15210 ZIP code in Pittsburgh, PA The school district for Pittsburgh Carrick High School is the Pittsburgh School District. Pittsburgh Carrick High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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