Penn Hills High School, Pittsburgh, United States

Penn Hills High School is a public secondary school located in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Pittsburgh) in the Penn Hills School District.The Pennsylvania Department of Education reports enrollment was 1527 students in 2014, and the student-faculty ratio is 15:1.BuildingThe new $85 million Penn Hills High School building was opened on January 3, 2013. The school was designed by Architectural Innovations. There are two gymnasiums, with the main one seating 1,900. The auditorium has about 1,000 seats with state-of-the-art lighting and sound-systems. All classrooms include Promethean World interactive whiteboards. The building features large skylights that can be seen from both the top and bottom floors to promote natural lighting. The school's new HVAC system is expected to save 30 percent in energy costs.In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers funded a new $200,000 football field for the school.Academic achievementIn 2009, the high school is in Corrective Action II 3rd Year due to the poor academic achievement of students as demonstrated by Reading, Writing, Mathematics and Science PSSA results and the graduation rate. It has been identified as a turnaround school in the Race to the Top federal education grant program.Graduation Rate: 2009 – 88% 2008 – 93% 2007 – 93% 309 Collins Dr 15235 Pittsburgh United States Call: (412) 793-7000
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Penn Hills High School, Pittsburgh, United States

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Found: 16.07.2015


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