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    Neighborhood Schools
    Every student is assigned to a neighborhood school by the student's address.
  • Step 1: Identify your child's assigned neighborhood school

    Use our Discover PPS tool by inputting your address. Input house number and street address and select registered US Postal Address from drop down. Click on each school to discover more about the features your neighorhood school has to offer. 

    Step 2: Gather Supporting Document

    Required Documents: 
    Please have all the required documents on hand.

     You will need:
    • A completed PPS Enrollment & Emergency Care Form
    • Evidence of the child's age.This must be a legal document, such as a copy of birth certificate, passport, or baptismal certificate.
    • Two current proofs of residency, such as a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license or vehicle registration, utility bills, tax statements, lease or mortgage statement, or an official public assistance letter
    • Immunization records with dates from your child’s doctor’s office or former school, or an international health certificate.

    Requested Documents: 
    The District requests that students provide the following additional documents (if available). These documents are not required as a condition of enrollment and will not delay a child's enrollment.

    • Request for Student Records Form (given and completed on-site at the time of enrollment)
      • Health/Physical Examination Records
      • Academic, Attendance and Special Education Records

    Download the Enrollment Checklist to be sure you have everything before visiting in person.


    Step 3: Enroll in Person

    Enrollment into neighborhood schools must be done in person. Take all documents to either of the following:
    Your child's assigned school
    Need help finding the address or your schools' hours? Use Discover PPS, find your school and click "About Our School"

    The Central Enrollment Office (year-round):
    Central Enrollment Office, (Oakland Area)
    Pittsburgh Public Schools Administration Building
    341 S. Bellefield Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm (year-round)

    Central Enrollment Office is here to support schools in the district year-round.

    Robin Taylor
    Student Data Systems Specialist Student Support
    Contact Information for Robin Taylor
    Phone: 412-529-3848 - Fax: 412-325-8101 - Email: rtaylor3@pghschools.org 

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  • Special Notes:

    In order for a child to be eligible to register for Kindergarten,
    they must turn 5 years old by September 30th of the school year for which they are registering.

    Guardianship: If you are not the natural parent or guardian of the child being enrolled, you must also provide appropriate legal documentation showing dependency or guardianship or a sworn statement of full residential support to the Office of Student Services located at the District's Administration Building, Room #440, Phone: (412) 529-3942 OR (412) 529-3950 OR (412) 529-3953, before the child will be admitted.

    Non-resident students may be registered in accordance with the District's policy on Eligibility of Non-Resident Students (Policy #202). To access the policy on the SCView Inquiry screen, select "Policies" from the Document Type dropdown menu and enter the Policy number in the Policy No. box.
    *Year-round/Holidays/Summer Enrollments: If your child's school is not staffed during the holidays or during the summer (approximately around middle of June), you may register with your Central Support Clerk located at the District's Administration Building (Oakland). View address above. 
    Moving out of your current neighborhood but want your child to stay at his or her current school? This may be possible. For more information, please contact PPS Office of Student Services at 412-529-3952.
    Is your child eligible for bus transportation? Visit our website at pghschools.org/transportationeligibility