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.
Through our partnership with the Pittsburgh Public School District, our current 6th grade students from Wilkinsburg Schools may apply for up to three of the District’s 6-8 and 6-12 magnet schools for the 2017-2018 academic year. Keep in mind that the window to apply to CAPA has closed as of October 21. Registration for other PPS […]
Cool Cats of the Week is a program that recognizes students for good behavior, attendance and/or academics. Three students from each of the eighteen homerooms are picked by their teachers. Special subjects teachers (art, music, gym and library) also pick a student. The award winners are announced every Friday and are encouraged to wear their medals […]
Tanya Smith, Principal of Turner Elementary School, received 200 backpacks filled with 5,000 pieces of school supplies from the Great Lakes Regional Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) for the #Wilkinsburg students at Kelly and Turner. Thank you so much for your generosity!
In her first 100 days as Superintendent of Wilkinsburg Schools, Dr. Linda Iverson is looking for input from parents, teachers and other community stakeholders about the current and desired state of the Wilkinsburg School District during her Listen and Learn Tour. She began the tour meeting individually with all District leaders and staff to discuss responsibilities, […]
The Listen and Learn Tour has begun and Superintendent Dr. Linda Iverson is looking for input from Kelly and Turner teachers about the current and desired state of the Wilkinsburg School District. The Teacher Voice Session on Friday will be the first opportunity for teachers to voice their questions, concerns and suggestions.