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

City Charter High School 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.

JOIN US at City High!
Saturday, March 25th, 
10:00 a.m.—NOON 

New Admissions Spring Open House for prospective 2023-2024 9th and 10th Graders

Don’t miss this event! It’s your chance to learn more about one of the most innovative high schools in Pittsburgh. We built City High 20 years ago from the ground up with one goal... teaching students the skills they need to reach their full potential in the real world.

So, get prepared for college, career… and success!

Tour the school. Visit classrooms and labs, talk with teachers and student ambassadors, and APPLY in person. Let City High jumpstart your future!

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.

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.  


City High New Admissions Open House & Tour Events

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.