• Facts at a Glance 

     

    District Mission

     
    The Pittsburgh Public Schools will be one of America’s premier school districts, student-focused, well-managed and innovative. We will hold ourselves accountable for preparing all children to achieve academic excellence and strength of character, so that they have the opportunity to succeed in all aspects of life.
     
  • District Goals

    • Accelerate academic achievement
    • Eliminate racial disparities in achievement
    • Create positive school and district culture
    • Foster Innovation

     

    Leadership

     
    Superintendent, Anthony Hamlet, Ed.D
     

    Board of Education:

    Sylvia Wilson - District 1
    Dr. Regina Holley - District 2
    Thomas Sumpter - District 3
    Linda Wrenn - District 4
    Terry Kennedy - District 5
    Moira Kaleida- District 6
    Cynthia Falls - District 7
    Kevin Carter  - District 8
    Carolyn Klug - District 9
     

    Employees

     
    Total number of employees: 3,900 
    Total number of teachers: 1,990 teachers 
     

    Our Budget

    2016 General Fund Budget: $570.4 million 
     

    Meal Information

    Breakfasts served daily: 12,834
    Lunches served daily: 19,075
  • Our Schools (K-12)

     
    Total number of schools: 54
    K-5 Schools: 23 
    K-8 schools: 11
    6-8 Schools: 7
    6-12 Schools: 5
    High Schools: (9-12) 4
    Special Schools: 4
     

    Early Childhood Programs (Pre-Kindergarten)

     
    Early Childhood Centers: 8
    Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms: 85
    Early Intervention Classrooms: 6
    Early Head Start Classrooms (Infant-Toddler): 6
     

    Enrollment 2016-17

     
    Elementary (K-5): 11,243
    Middle (6-8): 4,944
    Secondary (9-12): 6,538
    Special: 462
    Clayton: 99
    K-12 Official Enrollment: 23,286
    Early Childhood: 1,366
    Total Enrollment: 24,652
     
     

    Magnet Programs*

     
    Whole-school magnets: 11 
    Neighborhood schools offering magnet programs: 9
     
     

    Diversity at Pittsburgh Public Schools

     
    Native languages spoken by students: 46
    Countries represented in PPS: 57
    African-American students: 53%
    White students: 33%
    Other races: 14%