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  • Hours 8:25AM - 3:05PM
  • ADA Accessible No
  • Phone (412) 529-8211
  • Students 142
  • District 6
  • FAX (412) 488-4255


  • Pittsburgh Whittier K-5 is a neighborhood school located in Pittsburgh's Mt. Washington community, guided by the motto "High Expectations - High Achievement - High Atop Mt. Washington."


    Pittsburgh Whittier is committed to achieving academic excellence and building strength of character within a warm, nurturing learning environment where ALL students can learn, achieve, and grow. Technology supports include iPad carts and a computer lab.


    A school-wide achievement recognition program called "Great Performances!" provides monthly incentives to students who demonstrate an increase in academic performance. This program is supported by the Parent School Communicty Council.


    Whittier is supported by the PTO, PSCC, Mt. Washington communicty Lion's Club, LeMont Restaurant, Educational Partnership, Carnegie Library, Reading is Fundamental, OASIS Tutors. Studnets participate in Carson Scholarship Essay Contest, Jackie Robinson Art and Writing Contest, RiverQuest, ALCOSAN, Career Day, Challenge 24.


    Programs and activities include School Spirit Days, Student Council, D.A.R.E., Strong Women, Stron Girls, Cub Scouts, Chess Club, Art Club, Boys and Girls Intramurals, POWER UP.

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        Whittier K-5, located at 150 Meridan St, was built in 1938. The 3 story building a total area of 45,346 square feet.

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

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