• Wilkinsburg Applies for $2 million for Safety and Security Grant
  • Magnet Schools Applications – Mark Your Calendars!
  • Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year – Letter from the Superintendent
  • Wilkinsburg’s School District and Community Create Blueprint for the Future
  • Enroll at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools now!
  • District Launching After-School Dinner Program for All School Age Children in Wilkinsburg
  • Transformation and Turnaround at the Wilkinsburg School District [White Paper]

Wilkinsburg School District is a small system of walkable neighborhood schools that has proudly served its community for over 100 years. Our board, leadership, and faculty promote academic excellence and personal growth through strong programs and community ties. Our commitment to continuous improvement in educational and extracurricular opportunities are evidenced at Kelly and Turner elementary schools, where programs and facilities are being upgraded, and through our middle and high school partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, which enables our children to take advantage of the superior learning opportunities at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy starting in 2016-2017.

2018 Winter Concerts

Don’t miss out on the 2018 Winter Concerts at Kelly Primary School and Turner Intermediate School! Get into the winter holiday spirit with the musical talents of students in PreK through Grade 6! 


Kelly Elementary December Calendar

Use this link to download and print for your fridge.

Staying the Course Toward Success: A Year-End Message from Dr. Linda Iverson

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that replaced the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation requires each state to develop a state-wide plan to identify schools for support and improvement. The federal statute requires that the state plan identify how the state will support schools that fall in two distinct designations – either Comprehensive Support and […]


Story Book Forest 2018

Please join us for Story Book Forest 2018 at Turner Intermediate School. Enjoy games, crafts, holiday movies and hot chocolate while exploring your child’s classroom literacy tree. 


Wilkinsburg School District School Board Holds Reorganization Meeting

The Wilkinsburg School District Board of School Directors held its annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. LaTonya G. Washington was re-elected as president. Ms. Washington has served on the board since December of 1997. Michael A. Johnson was elected to serve as the Vice-President and Community Relations chair. Kathy Firestine will serve as […]


District Awarded Part A: Meritorious Grant Funds for School Safety and Security

The Wilkinsburg School District has applied for a Safety and Security Grant to the Pennsylvania State Department of Education. To date, the District has been awarded the initial Part A: Meritorious Grant Funds of the maximum $25,000 for the School Safety and Security Grant. With this award, the Wilkinsburg School District is going to hire […]


Pittsburgh Westinghouse Student Serves as Yale Panelist

Avery Wise, an 11th grader at Pittsburgh Westinghouse and a Wilkinsburg resident, had the honor to serve as a panelist at Yale University on Friday, October 26. Avery was accompanied by his mother. Also joining him was Mr. Sean Means, a former University of Pittsburgh Heinz Fellow turned Social Studies teacher and Ms. Minika Jenkins, […]

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