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.
Five Wilkinsburg High School students had the chance to perform with members of Carnegie Mellon University’s wind ensemble in a special side-by-side concert on Thursday, February 5th. The performance was part of a special concert put on by CMU and included performances by the World Drumming ensemble made of students from Kelly and Turner elementary […]
On Monday, February 9, 300 students in Wilkinsburg’s Kelly and Turner elementary schools will receive their own i-Pads as part of a district-wide initiative to increase student achievement. Students at Kelly Elementary School will receive their i-Pads from 1 to 1:30 p.m. and children at Turner Elementary School will theirs from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. In case of […]
Focus Area I To form a DISTRICT DATA TEAM that will be comprised of members from the Individual Building Data Teams. The District Data Team will analyze and collaborate about data i.e., benchmarks to include GRADE, GMADE, Study Island, etc., as well as CDTs across grade levels and between and among buildings. With an emphasis […]
Students at Wilkinsburg High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc. during a kick-off assembly at their school. During the assembly, student volunteers participated in a mock interview challenge to demonstrate how developing the right work habits and behaviors will set them apart from other jobseekers. Each interview question was linked with one […]