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Pennsylvania releases public schools’ report card—City Charter High School scoring 89.9 out of 100. This is the highest score in the Pittsburgh Public School District and 8th highest in all High Schools across Allegheny County!

City High graphic: Top high school Performance Profile scores in Allegheny County October 14, 2016 | Molly Born, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Made public Thursday, this year’s School Performance Profile includes for the first time the scores from the new Pennsylvania System … Read more »

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The Child Health Association of Sewickley awards grant of $8,500 helping City High students’ with basic needs

The grant will help all students with basic needs from 2016-2018. City High has a 68% financial and socially disadvantaged student population, and additionally many of their students are just slightly above the socioeconomic status for vouchers that provide free … Read more »

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See why our diverse urban high school surpasses the national average in Graduation, Attendance, and College Graduation rates.

City Charter High School is a highly innovative public school in downtown Pittsburgh. City High was founded as an exemplary research and development high school for 21st century secondary urban education. As the upcoming conference plans to explore education innovation … Read more »

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Red Cross Honors Jaimere Washington —Youth Hero at Annual Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Honors Nine at Annual Heroes Breakfast—Eight Heroes and a Community Leader Recognized at PNC Park Event. Red Cross Youth Hero—Jaimere Washington Jaimere Washington, a resident of the City of Pittsburgh and a student at City Charter High, has … Read more »

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Theater Major Intern Gets Behind the Curtain Experience at Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.

Indyha Fielder is no stranger to the theater. As a dancer and performer (she’s in the Shona Sharif dance company and the 2016 City High school musical), this talented senior explored the other side of the curtain in an internship … Read more »

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Thanks to the Ford Foundation, 15 City High students bring their visions to life at TechShop.

With funding from the Ford Foundation, TechShop has provided the innovators of tomorrow from City High with more than $1 million worth of professional equipment and software to help build their dreams. According to Bill Gearhart, Pittsburgh TechShop General Manager, … Read more »

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City Charter High’s International Service Program Garners SHYNE Award

Pittsburgh – City Charter High School’s International Service Learning/Environmental Studies Program has been chosen to receive a SHYNE Award in the Young Adult Group category. City High is one of eight honorees that will participate in the ninth annual awards … Read more »

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Boys & Girls Club Gives Future Teacher Elizabeth Cottrell a True Initiation

Ever since she could remember, Elizabeth Cottrell wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. Or so she thought. “Lizzie” recently completed an internship and is now rethinking her future plans.

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The Sprout Fund approves grant to
City Charter High School!

City High Students will be provided an introduction to Solidworks and Design Solidworks and Design is a Badge-enabled Playlists & Pathways Proposal by Carnegie Mellon University with a team of educators from City Charter High School, University of Pittsburgh, and … Read more »

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Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh comes to the City High Red Cross Club’s Aid!

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held August 1, 2016 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm at Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh. When the Red Cross couldn’t hold City High’s blood drive on their available day, the City High Red Cross … Read more »

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