The Pittsburg, Kansas school district consists of 6 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, serving a diverse student population. While the district generally underperforms the state averages in core subject areas, Geo E Nettels Elementary stands out as the highest-performing school, outpacing the Pittsburg and Kansas averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency.

The schools in Pittsburg serve a significant population of economically disadvantaged students, with free/reduced lunch rates ranging from 46.3% to 79.56%. Meadowlark Elementary has the highest free/reduced lunch rate at 79.56%, indicating the need for additional support and resources for these students. Student-teacher ratios also vary considerably, from 12.7 at Geo E Nettels Elementary to 24.5 at Westside Elementary, which could impact student outcomes.

Overall, the Pittsburg school district has both strengths and areas for improvement. By replicating the successful practices of top-performing schools like Geo E Nettels Elementary and addressing the challenges faced by economically disadvantaged students, the district can work to improve student achievement across all its schools.

District Detail

 510 Deill St
Pittsburg, KS 66762-0075

 (620) 235-3100

SchoolDigger Rank:
191st of 269 Kansas districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 3,390

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 6 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Kansas State Department of Education.

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