District Mission

      • 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.

      Our Budget

      • 2022 General Fund Budget $668.3 million

      Enrollment 2021-2022

      • Elementary (K-5) 8,537
      • Middle (6-8) 4,284
      • Secondary (9-12) 5,614
      • Early Childhood 1,191
      • Total 20,350

      District Desired Outcomes for Students

      • Increase proficiency in literacy for all students
      • Increase proficiency in math for all students
      • Ensure all students are equipped with skills to succeed in college, career and life
      • Eliminate racial disparity in achievement levels of African-American students

      Leadership

      • Sylvia Wilson District 1
      • Devon Taliaferro First-Vice President | District 2
      • Sala Udin President | District 3
      • Pamela Harbin Second-Vice President | District 4
      • Tracey Reed District. 5
      • William Gallagher District 6
      • Jamie Piotrowski District 7
      • Kevin Carter District 8
      • Gene Walker District 9

      Our Schools (K-12)

      • K-5 23
      • K-8 11
      • 6-8 7
      • 6-12 5
      • High Schools: (9-12) 4
      • Special Schools 4
      • Total 54

      Employees

      • Teachers 2,070
      • School Leaders 104
      • Central Office Administrators 105
      • Total 4,192

      Meal Information

      • Breakfasts served daily 12,834
      • Lunches served daily 19,075

      Early Childhood Programs (Pre-Kindergarten)

      • Centers 8
      • Pre-Kindergarten 85
      • Early Intervention 6
      • Early Head Start (Infant-Toddler) 6

      Magnet Programs

      • Whole-school magnets 11
      • Neighborhood schools offering magnet programs 9

      Diversity at Pittsburgh Public Schools

      • Native languages spoken by students 95
      • Countries represented in PPS 57
      • African-American students 53%
      • White students 33%
      • Other races 14%
      • English Language Learners 1,108