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. 

After an internship at The Warhol, City High's Raine Venturino discovers there's "art" at the end of the tunnel.

After an internship at The Warhol, City High's Raine Venturino discovers there's "art" at the end of the tunnel.

"I learned that art can be a career. I was always told that you really can't get anywhere in things like that... but now I feel stronger about going down the art path... with an art degree, you can still be in places like museums...and involve yourself with that community."

About The Andy Warhol Museum

About The Andy Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum is one of the four Carnegie Museums in Pittsburgh, together reaching more than 1.4 million people a year through exhibitions, educational programs, and community outreach. Read more

City High teacher partners with CMU for LEAP Program

City High teacher partners with CMU for LEAP Program

LEAP gives City High students a deep dive into arts and humanities through collaborative effort with Carnegie Mellon University. Read more

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 Read more

City High is selected as one of three PA charter schools to be awarded a federal grant by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools

City High is selected as one of three PA charter schools to be awarded a federal grant by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools

The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) chose City Charter High School as one of three brick-and-mortar public charter school subgrantees to receive as much as $1.5 million each of federal funding through the PACharter School Program (PACSP) Grant. Read more

Written Student Testimony submitted by Isaac Gabriel for Senate Education Hearing 4/23/21

Written	Student Testimony	submitted by Isaac	Gabriel	for	Senate	Education	Hearing  4/23/21

Written Student Testimony submitted by Isaac Gabriel for Senate Education Hearing on 4/23/21 I am Isaac Gabriel, a senior at City Charter High School, an urban charter school in Downtown Pittsburgh. Let me walk you through how I ended up here, and where I am going now that Read more