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.
The Wilkinsburg School District Board of Directors is currently in the process of filling a board vacancy. Interested candidates must: -Reside in Wilkinsburg for a period of no less than one year -Submit a letter of intent explaining why he or she would like to serve as school director, along with any qualifications and […]
On Wednesday, hundreds of Wilkinsburg PreK-6th grade students at Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools each received their own “Power Tools Homework Kits” during three assemblies held by The Education Partnership’s “Adopt-A-School” program. The kits were filled with school supplies – including notebooks, pencils, crayons and glue – for students to take home with them. Through […]
On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Promise board voted unanimously to make Wilkinsburg students who graduate from Pittsburgh Public Schools eligible to receive Promise Scholarships beginning with the class of 2017. Students must also meet the enrollment, GPA, and attendance requirements of The Promise, and plan to attend an approved Pennsylvania post-secondary institution. Superintendent Dr. Iverson said […]
“Can you sell a defective product?” a Junior Achievement instructor asked Mrs. Botti’s class of second graders, who responded in a mirthful chorus of “Nos.” Just moments before, the students learned practical information about businesses and how all jobs help a community. After being presented with a hypothetical scenario – such as opening a box […]