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 City High, Brandon Mason discovers there are even more way to explore his authentic desire to help people.

After City High, Brandon Mason discovers there are even more way to explore his authentic desire to help people.

His City High internship led him to an elder care and senior living community with the hopes of learning more about physical therapy. There, he discovered more about his communication, initiative and leadership skills.

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

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 teacher highlights the power of building relationships

City High teacher highlights the power of building relationships

Business and Technology Teacher Nathan Budziszewski talks about how the past year's health crisis has impacted his teaching. "Our school has been really thoughtful in our approach," says Budziszewski, noting the holistic approach City Charter's administration has taken in addressing the needs of a Read more