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City High In the News

City Charter High School’s amazing students, teachers, alumni and community partners make a difference everyday. Read about their achievements both in-school and out!

Making a Difference

Since 2002, City Charter High School or City High has been ranked among the best schools in Pittsburgh. With its low student/teacher ratio and focus on technology as a tool for learning, graduates leave academically, technologically, personally and socially prepared to succeed in the modern world – whether our students choose college, skills training, or employment. 

City High Teacher Cliff Luft Wins Robert F Kennedy Teaching Award

City High Teacher Cliff Luft Wins Robert F Kennedy Teaching Award

10th grade English teacher and Education Leader Cliff Luft wins Annual Schools That Can Robert F. Kennedy Awards

2020 City High Grads Earn Recognition as Pittsburgh Promise Scholars

2020 City High Grads Earn Recognition as Pittsburgh Promise Scholars

Class of 2020 graduates Jeremiah Davis and Katelin Kostelnik earn honors as Pittsburgh Promise Executive Scholars. Read more

About University of Pittsburgh-Study Abroad

About University of Pittsburgh-Study Abroad

Founded in 1981, Pitt Study Abroad develops programs and facilitates educational experiences in over 75 countries. Students can study abroad during the summer term, fall semester, spring semester or during a full academic year. The program offers immersive learning opportunities Read more

City High hosts the PA Coalition of Public Charter Schools for virtual press conference about charter reform budget proposal

City High hosts the PA Coalition of Public Charter Schools for virtual press conference about charter reform budget proposal

Dr. Dara Ware Allen, City High CEO, joined the panel of charter leaders from around the state to talk about charter schools' impact on the education of students in our state. Read more

City High Senior shares her story of navigating college visits over the past year

City High Senior shares her story of navigating  college visits over the past  year

Senior Ebennie Davis shares her experiences with distance learning and the college planning process over the past year. Read more

City Charter High School: Balancing Structure and Flexibility for Students with Disabilities

City Charter High School: Balancing Structure and Flexibility for Students with Disabilities

A school that runs on student-teacher relationships seeks a balance between strong structures and flexible student support to sustain instruction during closures. Read more

City High alumnus reflects on an internship that gave her the confidence to succeed.

City High alumnus reflects on an internship that gave her the confidence to succeed.

Every student at City Charter High School graduates with real-world experience as an intern in a local business or organization. One recent graduate, Amaris Martin, now in college at Point Park University and focused on International Studies, looks back at her mentor and internship at TeenBloc. Read more

City High's Ajani Mohanty explores Robotics at HEBI Robotics

City High's Ajani Mohanty explores Robotics at HEBI Robotics

It could be said that Robotics is where engineering and technology collide. So, it's no wonder that self-described "STEM guy Ajani Mohanty decided to take a closer look at a Read more

Thanks to her Study Abroad internship at Pitt, Zoe Muzzy's horizons have truly expanded.

Thanks to her Study Abroad internship at Pitt, Zoe Muzzy's horizons have truly expanded.

For every student about to finish high school, there are some big choices to be made. Fortunately, there's an entire group of professionals dedicated to helping kids figure out what works for them at City Charter High School. This is clearly the case for Zoe Muzzy - a 3.8 GPA recent graduate who... Read more

About Springboard Design

About Springboard Design

Springboard Design is an award-winning architecture and planning firm based in Pittsburgh that concentrates on public interest design, cultural facility and civic planning, healthy workplaces, and sustainable, innovative homes. They are also one of City High's important mentored internship providers Read more