Because of Governor Tom Wolf’s declaration closing all schools in Pennsylvania, the 8th Graders NEW Admissions Spring Open House will be rescheduled. A new date will be announced when schools reopen.
Class of 2024
CITY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL is a public charter school approved by the Pittsburgh Public School (PPS) board but is not a PPS-operated school. We are self-governed with a privately elected Board. Our location in Pittsburgh still allows our students to apply for the Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Program!
*The cost of each student’s public education and laptop is paid for by taxpayer dollars. Laptops are theirs to keep upon graduation. © City High. City High is an Equal Rights and Opportunity Public School.
WANT TO LEARN MORE?
During one of our New Admissions Open Houses you’ll be able to see where your child can embark on their greatest potential! Find out how our unique “Looping” of teachers with student all four years is a key part of building academic strength, earning the highest “Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Eligibility” of all Pittsburgh Public Schools. See our complete fitness center, visit classrooms and labs, and our cafeteria with a professionally equipped kitchen for chef-prepared lunches! Learn about students’ free laptops and cultural field trips and why niche.com gave us an “A” rating in Health and Safety. City High is an “ALICE Certified Organization,” a second year in a row, one of only 22 organizations in the state of Pennsylvania to receive this certification for students and staff safety preparations.
BE A PART OF THE SUCCESS!
100% of Graduates Complete an Internship
96% Graduation Rate, Class of 2019
92% Qualify for the The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship
2020 Best Charter High Schools in the Pittsburgh Area Niche.com
WHY CITY HIGH
Hands-on S.T.E.M. Labs, Student Robotics Team, Programming Electives, Anatomy & Physiology Elective Labs
Microsoft Office & Adobe Certifications
Teacher Looping: A team of teachers and administrator stays with the same group of students for all 4 years, which fosters relationships and personalized learning. It’s a proven game changer.
Dual Enrollment Opportunities to Earn College Credits at CCAC or Point Park University
Post High School Planning Team including College & Career Planning for each student
Cultural Field Trips to New York, Niagara Falls, Presque Isle, Camp Kon-o-Kwee and Costa Rica
Year-Round Trimester Schedule to Accelerate Learning
Unique Senior Model: Private study work stations and separate wing for seniors
Year-round classes/emphasis on academics
Advisory Program and Club Activities Integrated Within the School Day.
Complete on-site fitness center
Dances, Art Club, Chorus and High School Musical
SAFETY COMES FIRST
A Safety Rating –Niche.com
City Charter High School is officially an “ALICE Certified Organization,” one of only 22 organizations in the state of Pennsylvania to receive this certification.
• Ballistic Glass Lobby
• ID-Secured Entrance
• Emergency Panic Buttons
• 82 Monitored Cameras
• EMERGENCY Panic Switches on every floor
• EMERGENCY Panic Switches in every classroom
Staffed with a full-time Nurse, full-time Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).