• 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.

Capital Improvement Projects: Kelly and Turner Elementary


Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

Pre-K and Kindergarten Early Registration begins the week of April 1, 2015. Limited spaces are available for 2015-2016 school year. For an appointment, call 412.371.9504 x2744  Walk-ins accepted on the following dates: April 8th @ 718 Wallace Avenue (Board Room) 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm April 9th @ 718 Wallace Avenue (Board Room) 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm  May 5th […]


Photo Album: Winter Wonders 2015

Winter Wonders 2015, an event for Title 1 Parents and Staff, took place at the The Georgetown Center in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania, on March 18, 2015. This years theme, “Getting excited about writing with your children,” was brought to life by Special Guest Speaker, Tim Hartman (actor, storyteller, Broadway performer and singer).


Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

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 […]


Photo Album: February “Heart” month at Kelly

  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 […]


Photo Gallery: Annual Read Across America Day

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!  


Celebrate Wilkinsburg with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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 […]

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