• Discover PPS. Discover our schools. Discover why you can Expect Great Things.

    What is Discover PPS?

     
    We now have more data than we have ever had to show the progress every one of our schools is making on many different levels. With so much information to consider, Discover PPS helps families make informed decisions about their options within the District.
     
    Discover PPS is a tool designed to make finding a school and finding out about a school easier than ever within the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Whether you are looking for your nearest neighborhood school, a magnet school or want to find out about the early childhood options in the area, the goal with Discover PPS is to make the experience of searching for a school easier than ever. 
     
    In Discover PPS, you will find:
    • School Type
    • School Description
    • School Demographics
    • School Staff and Contact Details
    • School Location Information and Distance Measures for Walking and Auto Travel
    • PSSA Results
    • State of the School Data Points
    • School Facilities

    Once enrolled, the Discover PPS tool also helps to keep families up to date with their schools.
    You will also find:

    • School Calendar of Events
    • Contact Information for Staff and Teachers of your school
    • School Resources (Forms, Handbooks, etc)
    • Nearby Community Resources

     

    What is Discover Spotlight?

     
    Spotlight showcases positive stories about our students, staff, and school/community programs. Do you know of an awesome Pittsburgh Public Schools staff member, parent and/or student who you would like to give a shout out to? How about a program or something great that's going on in a teacher's classroom? If you answered yes to any of the above, talk with your school's FACE Coordinator to submit a spotlight story to Discover PPS!