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.
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“The Wilkinsburg School District is undergoing transformative changes. The 2016-2017 school year brought a new Superintendent, Dr. Linda Iverson, who has already shown herself to be an effective agent of change. And the new partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools has begun to bear fruit in the form of improved outcomes overall and a number of […]
Lots of good district and community news in the July/August issue of The Wilkinsburg Sun. Since we only posted our pages here, you’ll want to follow this link to read the newsletter in full: https://wilkinsburgsun.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/wilksunjuly2017web.pdf.
Mae Knight, a Wilkinsburg resident attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy as part of the PPS/Wilkinsburg Partnership, spoke as the co-valedictorian of the class of 2017. In addition to earning the academic distinction of co-valedictorian with her 4.23 cumulative GPA, Mae also played the clarinet for the school band and participated in theatre. Her spirit of activism and […]
Turner Enrichment Students Tour Clayton Mansion, Greenhouse and Car and Carriage Museum at The Frick Pittsburgh
Turner Enrichment Students are a fabulous group of students that excel in the classroom academically and behaviorally. This year, they participated in a wide range of projects such as building a community out of edible ingredients and various novel studies including Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Percy Jackson. […]
Last Friday, the staff of Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools each threw a luncheon to honor and celebrate their respective retirees: John Fowler, Phyllis Loeffler, Roseanne Shak and Lois Clark. Best wishes to you! Enjoy the R&R.