• 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% 
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