• 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.

Superintendent Letter: Security A Top Priority

Read the Superintendent’s letter to teachers and staff on safety and security at our schools. A similar letter was sent home to parents.


District Launching After-School Dinner Program for All School Age Children in Wilkinsburg

On Monday, February 26, 2018, the Wilkinsburg School District, in partnership with The Nutrition Group, will launch an after-school dinner program for all school age children in Wilkinsburg. These meals are free and open to students 18 years of age or younger (Pre-K through 12th grade). Additional details in the flyer below:


5th Graders Explore Exhibits & Perform with the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble

Yesterday, 5th graders from Kelly Elementary attended a field trip hosted by the Carnegie Mellon Urban Music Partnership.  They spent the morning exploring the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the afternoon collaborating with students and professors from Carnegie Mellon’s music department.  Select 5th graders had the opportunity to perform in a side-by-side concert with […]


Good Student Behavior on Children’s Museum Field Trip Impresses Wilkinsburg Community Leader

Check out these pictures from a recent Kelly Elementary School field trip to the Children’s Museum. The students had a lot of fun! Also, read the letter copied below from Pastor Deborah Warren of the #Wilkinsburg Second United Presbyterian Church. She was at the museum on the day of their field trip and wrote us a wonderful letter […]


School Storytelling Assemblies with the Queen of Hearts

Pre-K and Kindergartners at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools enjoyed a lovely visit by the Queen of Hearts. At her storytelling assemblies, students enacted parts of the story as characters and learned big words and ideas such as “cooperation” and “responsibility.”


School Community Visioning Conference at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy

This Saturday, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy – where our 7th-12th graders go to school – is hosting a Visioning Conference for the school community. Attending parents, students, teachers, staff, alumni and community members will have the opportunity to give their input and help build the framework for student success beyond high school. #PartnershipPride


Kelly & Turner January Student of the Month Winners

Three cheers for our January Student of the Month winners! Congratulations and keep up the good work.

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