• 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.

Kelly Primary School will be closed again for teachers, parents, and students on Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th due to the water main break.  |  Kelly Primary and Turner Intermediate will also be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of President’s Day.  |  School will reopen for all teachers, staff, and students at both Kelly Primary and Turner Intermediate School on Tuesday, February 19th.

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! 


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, […]


Wilkinsburg School District Comprehensive Plan



Wilkinsburg Applies for $2 million for Safety and Security Grant

The primary responsibility of the Wilkinsburg School District is to ensure a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors. The safety of our students continues to be of utmost importance. The administration, faculty and staff continually work to ensure the safety of students and staff on a day-to-day basis. We take any threats of violence, criminal misconduct and […]


“Every Child Every Day Matters”

Dear Wilkinsburg Community: The beginning of a new school year, like the dawning of a new day, reminds us that the future holds infinite possibilities.  I hope that your summer was relaxing. By now you have received the informal reports given to you by your son or daughter.  The administration, faculty and staff hope those […]

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