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.
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 […]
NEA Vice President Becky Pringle had a homecoming of sorts during this year’s American Education Week celebration, when she returned to the Western Pennsylvania elementary school where she completed her student teaching in the 1970s. Pringle joined PSEA President Mike Crossey to visit classrooms and read to students at Turner Elementary School in Wilkinsburg. They […]