Best Public Schools in Pittsburg, TX


The city of Pittsburg, Texas is home to 5 schools serving students from elementary through high school, all part of the Pittsburg Independent School District (Isd). While the schools face economic challenges with high rates of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, several standout performers emerge, particularly at the middle school level.

Pittsburg J H and Pittsburg Intermediate middle schools are clear academic leaders, with Pittsburg J H ranking 473 out of 2,330 Texas middle schools and earning a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. Both schools significantly outperformed state and district averages on STAAR tests, with Pittsburg Intermediate achieving particularly high proficiency rates in 5th-grade reading, math, and 6th-grade reading. In contrast, Pittsburg High School maintained a strong 98.2% four-year graduation rate and 0.1% dropout rate.

Despite the economic challenges faced by the district, with all schools having high percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, the schools demonstrate a range of per-student spending and student-teacher ratios. Pittsburg High School had the highest per-student spending at $12,365, while Pittsburg Intermediate had the lowest at $8,626. The student-teacher ratios also varied, with Pittsburg High School having the lowest ratio at 10.6 and Pittsburg Elementary having the highest at 14.7.

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

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