Winchester Thurston School
Tel: (412) 578-7518
Winchester Thurston School leads the way in educational innovation, rigorous academics, scholarly standards, and a learning environment that better prepares students for the challenges of a changing world.
Nationally recognized for work with gifted and talented students, distinctive campuses, and innovative programs, WT is a Pre-K - 12 private school in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh where students achieve at the highest levels.
Check out AP results, college placement, City As Our Campus, and much more.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||20 teachers|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Number of AP Courses||17 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(khaki or blue pants/skirt or jumper, white or blue shirt (PK-8); in grades 9-12, we have a dress code, not a uniform.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition ranges from $15,900 - 32,000|
|Admissions Director||Brooks Follansbee|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketball, Cross Country,|
- Winchester Thurston is celebrating national recognition as one of only 4 schools to receive a 2009 Edward E. Ford Foundation Leadership Grant in recognition and for expansion of City as Our Campus.
- In 2007, Winchester Thurston School was one of only 3 schools nationally to receive a $2 million grant and be named a Malone Scholars School in recognition of our work with gifted and talented students.
- WT is the only school in Pennsylvania to have been named a Malone Scholars School and to have received the E.E. Ford Leadership Grant.
- Students are accepted to the most well regarded colleges across the nation year after year.
- Some of the colleges attended by recent WT alums:
- American University
- Brown University
- Carnegie Mellon University
- University of Chicago
- Colgate University
- The George Washington University
- Harvard University
- Haverford College
- Johns Hopkins University
- University of Michigan
- New York University
- Oberlin College
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Pittsburgh
- Princeton University
- Smith College
- Stanford University
- Swarthmore College
- Tufts University
- Vanderbilt University
- Vassar College
- Yale University
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Pittsburgh Grades: PK-8 | 180 students
3854 Brighton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 761-5043 5.5 PK-8
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