Kelly Primary

Part of the Wilkinsburg School District, Kelly Primary School teaches students from preschool-age through 1st grade.  

At the primary level, we have the honor of shaping the beginning of our students’ educational journeys. Our goal is to instill in our students the joy of learning so that they will be receptive to academic challenges as they continue towards middle school and high school. We strive to provide our students with a comprehensive educational experience that leads to academic, social, and emotional growth.  As we strive towards excellence in all our endeavors, we welcome you to help us in this journey!

Our strong partnership with our families, community and staff will join together to create individualized plans for students to help them reach their greatest potential for success. This partnership will be achieved through parent-teacher conferences. individualized meetings and agency support.


Principal: Kerry Francis (pictured at left)

Secretary: Kimberly Harris

Street Address: 400 Kelly Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

Office Phone: 412-371-9504

News from Kelly Elementary

Free Computers & Internet for Qualifying Families and a Parent Technology Survey

Free Computers The Education Partnership and Computer Reach are collaborating to give families in need a free desktop computer so that students may have the access they need to study at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. An adult family member of your student/s must fill out the Google Form in order to receive the computer. […]

Learn at Home Materials Now Available for Download!

To support our District students in their efforts to continue learning during the closure of our District schools for COVID-19,  we are happy to offer this single source section of our website for accessing materials by grade level. Please click the link below to download the packet: Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade […]

Kelly & Turner Families: Take the District Technology Survey! Deadline is April 1

In an effort to assist Wilkinsburg School District with planning for online instruction, please complete the technology survey linked below by Wednesday, April 1st, 2020. Please complete just one survey per family and only report information pertaining to students currently attending Kelly Primary or Turner Intermediate Schools.

A Letter from Dr. Iverson

Dear Wilkinsburg School District Families and Members of the Community, Yesterday afternoon, Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced that all school buildings in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6th as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts. If that time frame stands, students would return to school […]

Log In and Learn with Scholastic Learn at Home! 

Help your children stay actively engaged in learning while school is closed! The Scholastic Learn At Home  website below provides all students with 20 days’ worth of learning journeys that span the content areas. This is voluntary. The Wilkinsburg School District wanted to provide one source for our families go to during this time. The Scholastic Learn At Home website […]

Please Note: Our March 24 School Board Meeting Will be a Virtual Meeting!

Meeting Details:  Legislative meeting time is March 24, at 7 pm. Log In Details: Meeting ID:  Phone Numbers 260-297-0154‬ PIN: ‪605 062 099#‬  

Turn Your Home Into a Learning Hub During Shut Down with Free Resources

There are many ways students can stay engaged while home during the Governor’s mandated school shut down. The following website Is offering FREE Coronavirus Relief Packs for Preschool through 5th Grade. Each download includes worksheets, activities, songs, and videos for all subjects: Parents and Guardians can click on view under the grade level and […]

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