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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