Pittsburgh Concord K-5 is Carrick’s neighborhood elementary school.
Nearly 400 students make use of 2 science labs, 3 computer classrooms, an art lab, multi-purpose room, gym, auditorium, cafeteria and library at Pittsburgh Concord K-5.
The school has a diverse student body, according to Niche, which gave the school an A for diversity and reported that 35% of students are proficient in math and 57% in reading. Niche, a company based in Pittsburgh, provides profiles on neighborhoods, schools, colleges and workplaces.
Reading performance is somewhat above expectation, U.S. News & World Report wrote. They reported that math performance meets expectations.
Great Schools, a nonprofit that provides school information, ranked Concord K-5 below average in test scores, student progress and equity. Yet the school is doing a good job of supporting students who started with low test scores. “Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year,” Great Schools wrote.
In 2019, Pittsburgh Concord earned the Star School award for academic growth on the PSSA tests.
During the 2018 and 2019 school years, the Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media (PCA&M) placed an Artist Residency Project into Pittsburgh Concord K-5. A ceramic tile mosaic mural and an aluminum can collage mural were created and installed. PCA&M encourages artists and advances the visual arts.
Three-quarters of students at Pittsburgh Concord K-5 are listed as economically disadvantaged, meaning their families get services through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid or Food Assistance.
The student-teacher ratio at Pittsburgh Concord K-5 is 12:1.
School colors are royal blue and white.
There’s no school uniform.
Pittsburgh Concord K-5 is in Pittsburgh Board of Public Education District 7.
It’s an old building that is not accessible.
Pittsburgh Concord K-5 was built in 1939. It is three floors. It was designed in Georgian Revival and Moderne style. Georgian architecture was a common style from 1714 until 1830, and was revived in the early 20th century. The Moderne architectural style was more streamlined and less ornamented with smooth walls, curved corners or windows, and flat roofs. Many public buildings were constructed in the U.S. in the 1930s to provide jobs during the Great Depression.
The school building is listed with a Pittsburgh historic designation and recognized by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation because of its significant architecture. The school is one of 86 historically designated structures in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Concord K-5 is located at 2340 Brownsville Road.