• 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.

After School Holiday Events Bring Toys for Tots

With special guests and presents from Toys for Tots, the fifth through eighth graders participating in Wilkinsburg Middle School’s after-school program and The CASTLE (Clairton’s After-School Teaching & Learning Experience), had plenty of fun at their holiday events in December. On hand to help celebrate at Wilkinsburg were state Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Lincoln Lemington) and his Chief of […]


Celebrating Hometown Pride

August Wilson Center for African American Culture Carnegie Museum of Art Carnegie Museum of Natural History Carnegie Science Center Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Hill House Association The National Aviary Phipps Conservatory Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Pittsburgh CLO Pittsburgh Cultural District Pittsburgh Opera Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Public Theatre Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG […]


Welcoming Back the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is presenting their eleventh annual Community Engagement Concert for the community of Wilkinsburg at the Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium, on Friday, May 16, 2014. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Wilkinsburg High School Music Department at 412-871-2882 or 412-371-9504 x 2717, and will also be available at the door on the night […]


T.I.G.E.R.S. After School Program

The Wilkinsburg Middle School, in partnership with Communities In Schools (CIS), is proud to offer the T.I.G.E.R.S. after-school program serving 7th and 8th graders in the Wilkinsburg community. … When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 5:45 p.m. Available from October 1, 2012 through June 13, 2013 Where:  Wilkinsburg Middle School *Transportation home […]


The Benefits of Music Education

Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit from some form of music education. Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs. More Than Just Music Research has found that learning music facilitates […]


Kelly Elementary Honors Assembly

On November 14, 2013, the Honor Students at Kelly Elementary, with their families, assembled to celebrate their outstanding achievements. The Wilkinsburg School District is proud of our amazing students. Keep up the good work!


Keystones to Opportunity

Developing a culture of literacy and improving literacy instruction and learning across the content areas must be our number one priority.  This culture of literacy is to permeate the district, our families and inclusively, the engagement of the community of Wilkinsburg. Wilkinsburg School District will be studying and defining the Pennsylvania Keystones to Opportunity (KTO) application […]

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