Pittsburgh Urban Christian School

Tel: (412)244-1779
Grades: K-8 | 131 students
  • We inspire our students to see the world as a Christ-centered whole, emphasizing the natural connections between subjects.
  • Rather than teaching math separate from science or social studies distinct from art and music, the PUCS curriculum brings together content from multiple subjects into creative learning units.
  • We prepare students in all academic areas, emphasizing creativity, leadership, service, self-discipline, and critical thinking.
  • Each year, our student body takes the California Achievement Test.
  • Our students consistently averaged in the top the 20 in the nation.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 131 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Pittsburgh Urban Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross CountryBasketballCross Country,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Yearbook Club Chess Club, Yearbook Club,

School Notes

  • A remarkably unique Christian school, offering a nurturing Christian education for students K - 8. At PUCS we offer a Christian education experience that's relaxed and engaging, nurturing and rigorous, enriching and affordable. Our mission is to provide well-rounded private education for a racially and economically diverse group of children in an urban setting. At PUCS we prepare students in all academic areas, emphasizing creativity, leadership, service, self-discipline, and critical thinking. Each year, our student body takes the California Achievement Test and PUCS students have consistently averaged in the 80th percentile, above the national average the 50th percentile. At PUCS, we inspire our students to see the world as a whole, emphasizing the natural connections between subjects. Rather than teaching math separate from science or social studies distinct from art and music, the PUCS curriculum brings together content from multiple subjects into creative learning units.
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