It is the mission of the Wilkinsburg School District to promote academic excellence and to enhance the physical, intellectual, socio-emotional and cultural growth of students. Our vision is "To create a world class school district that provides students with an exceptional elementary experience to prepare them to be college career ready for the 21st century."
Kevin C. Urda was appointed to the Wilkinsburg School Board in September 2014. His experience includes community outreach and managing volunteer programs, having worked for the Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He is currently a Coordinator for the Hospital Elder Life Program […]
Backpacks! The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is proud to announce our partnership with World Vision and the SchoolTools program, which provides backpacks filled with school supplies to area students. Wilkinsburg School District has been selected to receive 50 of these backpacks. After School Dinner Program The Nutrition Group and Wilkinsburg School District will be offering after […]
The Nutrition Group and Wilkinsburg School District will be offering after school meals to school-age children in the Community. The program is free and open to all school-age children (pre-K through 12th grade) who are 18 years of age or younger at the start of the 2014-15 school years. The dinner program will be open Monday through […]
Start the Presses! The Sixth Grade Newspaper is Underway! Sixth grade students at Kelly Elementary School have volunteered to engage in a project of completing a newspaper edition. This project is an extension of a reading assignment involving manuscripts and publishing. Articles will include new staff, food, favorite topics of typical sixth grade students, and […]
Greetings! The 2014-2015 school year is underway. The buildings have been prepped, our staff is rejuvenated, our students have arrived, and expectations have been raised. As the newly appointed superintendent, I am excited about the opportunity to work with our staff and students throughout the new school year. On opening day with our staff, I […]
Wilkinsburg Community Engagement Concert The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra collaborates with local residents and organizations to perform an annual concert at Wilkinsburg High School, and all proceeds from the concert go to the music programs in the Wilkinsburg School District. You are invited to this year’s concert: A Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert featuring vocalist Katy Williams […]