School Highlights

Middle School PSSA Highlights

Percentage of Students Proficient and Advanced

PSSA – 2014-2015

Subject SciTech District State
English Language  Arts 61.3 42.2 59.9
Mathematics 42.0 24.7 39.7
Science 73.7 45.8 67.9


High School Keystone Exams

Percentage of Students Proficient and Advanced

Keystone Exams – 2014-2015

Subject SciTech 2014 District 2014 SciTech 2015 District 2015
Algebra I 79.5 49.8 86.0 52.4
Literature 91.7 62.8 95.3 64.6
Biology 49.3 21.9 66.3 32.2
  • In 2015, 86% of the students at PITTSBURGH SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY met or exceeded proficiency in performance on the Keystone Algebra I exam. Comparatively, 52.4% of the students in PITTSBURGH SD met or exceeded proficiency in Algebra I.
  • In 2015, 95.3% of the students at PITTSBURGH SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY met or exceeded proficiency in performance on the Keystone Literature exam. Comparatively, 64.6% of the students in PITTSBURGH SD met or exceeded proficiency in Literature.
  • In 2015, 66.3% of the students at PITTSBURGH SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY met or exceeded proficiency in performance on the Keystone Biology exam. Comparatively, 32.2% of the students in PITTSBURGH SD met or exceeded proficiency in Biology.


Sample of Colleges Attended by SciTech Graduates

Brown University
Belmont College, Nashville TN
Pennsylvania State University
University of Rochester
Edinboro University
California University of Pennsylvania
Point Park University
Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Morris University
Chatham University
Slippery Rock University
City College of New York
University of the Arts, Philadelphia
Duquesne University
University of Pittsburgh
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Temple University
Lehigh University
Washington & Jefferson College