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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 141 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1981

Student Body

Total Students
141 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Pittsburgh Urban Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • A remarkably unique Christian school, offering a nurturing Christian education for students PreK - 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.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 141 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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