The mission of City Charter High School …
a technology infused public school, is to graduate students who are academically, technologically, personally and socially prepared to succeed in post-secondary education, training, or employment. Using a team approach, City High cultivates a safe, supportive and academically rigorous environment by recognizing and nurturing individual talents, needs and skills.
The six core beliefs of City High are:
|Connections to the real world. A career focused experience convinces students that
what they do at City High impacts their future.
|Continuous challenge. A curriculum constructed with multiple levels best meets the academic needs of individual students.|
|Individual responsibility for learning. Academic success is dependent on students taking an active role in their learning.||Personal academic connections. Success relies strongly on each student feeling connected to one or more adults at City High.|
|Safe and caring environment. Essential to active classroom engagement.||Collaboration. A student’s ability to collaborate is essential in today’s work environment.|
City High is one of the highest performing
high schools in Pittsburgh
#1 School Performance Profile (SPP) score out of all Pittsburgh Public High Schools, Charter Schools and Cyber Schools.
#14 SPP out of all Allegheny County Public School and Pittsburgh Public Schools, and all charters schools and cyber schools —PA Dept. of Education.
91.5% of our students qualify to receive The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship.
96% Graduation Rate—Our teachers loop all four years with their students, a key element of our student retention and success.
100% Internship Completion—We partner with the Pittsburgh business community, another unique element to our students’ success.
Pittsburgh Promise Eligible High School!
- Staffed with a full-time Nurse, full-time Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
- Post High School Planning Team— providing training and support for college, trade/tech school or direct-to-work students.
- Technology Infused—mandatory technology classes, and robotics and programming electives.