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Public Schools

The Pittsburgh Public School District is the largest in Allegheny County serving approximately 38,000 pupils throughout Pittsburgh and Mt. Oliver. The facilities include high schools (Grades 9 - 12), alternative programs and special use schools, middle schools (Grades 6 - 8) and elementary schools (Grades K-8 and K-5). Assignments to schools are based on the address of the child's legal residence. Also, the district's Magnet Schools provide students the opportunity through voluntary enrollment to pursue special interests, talents or career goals.

The remaining 42 school districts in Allegheny County are listed at the website of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh also maintains a listing of other districts in surrounding counties. Check out Pittsburgh Magazine's City Guide for additional information.


External Public Education Resources

  • Pittsburgh Public School District

    Official website of the Pittsburgh Public Schools, with information on the district, student registration, staff, academics, curricula and more.

  • Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3

    The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) is a branch of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and is headquartered in Homestead, Pennsylvania. The AIU provides specialized educational services to Allegheny County's 42 suburban school districts, five vocational/technical schools, and three schools for exceptional students.

  • Pittsburgh Magazine''s City Guide

    Listings for local arts + leisure, dining, outdoor recreation, shopping, sports, health + wellness and more.

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