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  • World School Milk Day- September 28

    PPS Grandview PreK-5 and South Hills 6-8 celebrate National School Milk Day 2023! Every year on the last Wednesday in September, many countries around the world celebrate World School Milk Day, recognizing the health benefits of school milk and the school nutrition programs that provide milk directly to students.

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  • Hours 7:40 AM - 2:40 PM
  • ADA Accessible Yes
  • Phone (412) 529-8130
  • Students 323
  • District 6
  • FAX (412) 572-8148


  • Established in 1996, South Hills Middle School is a comprehensive grades 6-8 middle school located in the Beechview section of Pittsburgh.  It draws students primarily from the South Hills and portions of the West End.  The core curriculum is enhanced by an array of related arts courses, including art, computer education, music, and physical education.  Additionally, South Hills is a regional English as a Second Language program site and home to over 100 English Language Learners or ELLs.  South Hills is proudly one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse schools in Pittsburgh Public Schools. 

    Since the middle school experience is a bridge to high school, South Hills students are taught to manage their personal activities and scholastic pursuits responsibly in preparation for high school and the future beyond. Students may participate in an array of extracurricular activities, including National Junior Honor Society, student council, band/orchestra, Homework Club, Dance Team, and cheerleading.  Students may also participate in the following interscholastic sports:  cross country, volleyball, soccer, and baseball, wrestling, and swimming.  The school ensures that students receive wrap-around support via its Student Services Office, as well as its Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) system, the Student Assistance Program (SAP), the school's Restorative Practice delivery model, and after-school tutoring.    

    Motto:  We treat everyone with dignity and respect.

    Mascot:  The Huskies

    School colors:  Teal, orange, and black

    Structure:  An interdisciplinary-teamed and departmentalized grades 6, 7, and 8 comprehensive middle school



    South Hills Middle School, located at 595 Crane Ave, was built in 1976. The 4-level building has a total area of 403,057 square feet. South Hills occupies the North House section of the Brashear High School building.

  • 3 Science Labs
  • 5 Classroom Computer Labs
  • 0 Dedicated Computer Labs
  • 1 Art Lab
  • 1 Music Lab
  • 0 Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • 0 CTE Labs
  • 1 Gym
  • 1 Pool
  • 1 Auditorium
  • 1 Cafeteria
  • 1 Library

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