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.
Notice of Opportunity Scholarships Please Read: Important Information Affecting Your Child March 17, 2015 Dear Wilkinsburg School District Parent or Guardian, The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTCP) was created pursuant to Act 85 of 2012 (72 P.S. §1701-G.1, et seq). This program enables eligible students residing within the boundaries of a low-achieving school to apply for […]
Every month Kelly School students work on increasing positive behavior within their classroom and around the school. February was “Heart” month. Each classroom has a special bag to place their well-earned hearts. They can earn a heart for turning in homework, being respectful to peers and adults, coming to school on time, walking in the hallways, holding […]
Kelly Elementary hosted their Annual Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2, 2015. People from the community volunteered their time to come and read to the classrooms at Kelly Elementary. Thank you to the individuals that helped make this day a success. A special thank you to Dr. Matsook. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
The theme of the 12th annual Wilkinsburg Community Concert is “Celebrate Wilkinsburg.” This year, resident conductor Larry Loh will conduct the concert and WQED-FM’s Jim Cunningham is our guest host. The concert also features Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members, Rhian Kenny and Jennifer Steele, as soloists. All proceeds of the concert benefit music programs at the […]
On Monday, February 9, 300 students in Wilkinsburg’s Kelly and Turner elementary schools received their own i-Pads as part of a district-wide initiative to increase student achievement. Photo credit: Gary Pete