The Campus School Of Carlow University

  • Through the partnering of spiritual values and academic excellence, The Campus School of Carlow University fosters in each child a love of life and learning and a sense of responsibility and purpose.
  • Our students bring intellectual and cultural diversity, grit and determination, and an innate curiosity to our classrooms; our parents are deeply invested and actively engaged in their children’s education; and our faculty are highly qualified,experienced, and committed to The Campus School mission to provide students with an engaging learning environment that distinguishes our school as learner-centered, innovative,creative, and rooted in the Mercy tradition of love, service,and faith.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Laboratory Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Catholic Education Association
Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students255 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Campus School Of Carlow University Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,500
Tuition Notes Financial Aid Available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,800
Admissions DirectorVeronica Slain


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, TennisBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Entlish Festival, Forensics, French, Geo Bee, MathCounts, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences, Robotics, Scripps National Spelling Bee

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski, Swim

School Notes

  • The Campus School is an independent, Catholic, coeducational, laboratory school which seeks students from diverse backgrounds who demonstrate a strong interest in learning and whose families will be committed to the goals of the school. Rooted in the values-based tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, The Campus School provides a nurturing environment which focuses on the uniqueness of each child and encourages a spirit of community and service to others.The Campus School admits students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    1 miles
    2900 Bedford Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    1 PK-8
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: PK-12 | 399 students
    2.6 miles
    6425 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    2.6 PK-12
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: K-8 | 386 students
    0.7 miles
    4060 Allequippa St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15261
    0.7 K-8
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    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
    7.8 miles
    950 Perry Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    7.8 PK-6
  • Pittsburgh
    Grades: K-8 | 75 students
    2 miles
    5701 Fifth Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    2 K-8

School Reviews

We have been a part of the school community for 2 years and couldn't be more pleased with the individual attention and care that our son is getting there. I feel that the academics are developmentally appropriate and individually tailored, while at the same time rigorous. I especially appreciate the ways that STEAM initiatives are woven throughout the curriculum and the way that the school manages to maintain order and calm while still allowing the students to move around the classroom and collaborate with their teachers and fellow classmates throughout the day. The school is continuing to build and strengthen ties with Carlow University's Dept of Education and many exciting initiatives seem to be on the horizon, including expanded extracurricular offerings, a brand new gym facility, and an increasing focus on STEAM-focused project learning (mobile maker spaces throughout the school, etc). I think this school is a hidden gem, and it's not going to stay hidden for long.
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