Pittsburgh Urban Christian School

Tel: (412)244-1779
  • 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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students131 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradePittsburgh Urban Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross CountryBasketballCross Country,

Extracurriculars

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

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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