Visit City High—One of the Top-ranked Area High Schools

City Charter High School is located at 201 Stanwix Street in Pittsburgh. City High, known for its tech-infused college and career focus has a 94% average graduation rate, one of the highest in the State and 82% of our students qualify for The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship, 2nd highest eligibility of all Pittsburgh Public High Schools in Pittsburgh. 

Did you know?

  • 100% of our 2023 graduates applied and were accepted into either a 2-year or 4-year college program.
  • City High is ranked on’s List of Best Schools:
    • #6 2024 Best  Charter High School in Pennsylvania
    • #8 2024 Public High Schools with the Best Teachers in Allegheny County
  • Rated  “A” in Resources & Facilities   

Take a Virtual Tour

Small Group Tours 

Small Group Tours are for parents and students thinking about attending City High who would like to visit classrooms while classes are in session. Visitors will get to tour the building, visit classrooms, and learn more about City High's unique culture and curriculum.  City High’s small group tours are typically available every Wednesday at 10 AM and 2 PM during the regular school year. 

Take a Virtual Tour

Join us virtually… as we show you around our campus. Simply click on the video link below to watch our previously recorded Virtual Open House event.

Attend a New Admissions Open House 

City High New Admissions Open House Events

Each Spring and Fall City High hosts an Open House for propective students and their families. 

City High’s New Admissions Open Houses allow interested parents and students to talk with teachers and student ambassadors while touring our lecture hall, labs and classrooms. You’ll visit our fully equipped fitness center and our cafeteria with a professionally equipped kitchen for chef-prepared lunches! Learn about students’ free laptop and cultural field trips, and why gave us an “ A+” Resources & Facilities Rating, and much more. 

For More Information — If you have questions, would like to learn more, or want to receive informational brochures and/or alerts to upcoming City High events, please email us your name, address, and your child’s current grade level to Michelle Fossum at or call 412-690-2489 ext. 111. 


City High is excited to be a part of your child’s future, and want to remind you how important it is to attend the student’s official 9th Grade Orientation Day. 

Orientation is typically held in the spring or summer before the year of admission.