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. 

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.

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'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

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

City High student Damani Brown gains clearer appreciation for architecture through internship at Springboard Design.

City High student Damani Brown gains clearer appreciation for architecture through internship at Springboard Design.

Some people say, "Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration." Damani Brown couldn't agree more. This 3.57 GPA City Charter High School student reflects on his internship and mentor Paul Rosenblatt, Designer and Founder of Springboard Design, one of Pittsburgh's more innovative architecture firm Read more

City High 4.2 GPA student Cierra Saunders discovers she is a natural in an advanced medical research laboratory.

City High 4.2 GPA student Cierra Saunders discovers she is a natural in an advanced medical research laboratory.

As an intern working in the lab at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Immunology, Cierra turned her love of Chemistry and Biology into an experience that will solidify her career objectives. Read more

About HEBI Robotics

About HEBI Robotics

HEBI Robotics was founded in 2014 by a cross-disciplinary team from the world-renowned Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. The company is a spin-out of CMU Biorobotics Lab, led by Professor Howie Choset. Read more