Phase One Initiatives

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A collection of photos gathered during Dr. Hamlet's Look, Listen and Learn Tour.

Superintendent Hamlet Listening
Dr. Hamlet and PPS Student High Five
Superintendent Addressing PPS Staff
Dr. Hamlet and Camp King Students
Dr. Hamlet at Greenfield PreK-8
Dr. Hamlet and PPS Bus Driver


Pittsburgh Public Schools offers a wide variety of educational options and offerings for our diverse student body. We aim to provide options that not only match our students’ passions and unique needs, but also help to prepare them for the real word through diverse experiences.

As the largest of 43 school districts in Allegheny County and second largest in Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Public Schools serves approximately 25,000 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in 54 schools. In addition, Early Childhood programs serve 1,614 three and four year-olds in classrooms across the city. We now have more data than we have ever had to show the progress every one of our schools is making on many different levels. With so much information to consider, Discover PPS helps families make informed decisions about their options within the District.

We believe that every child—at every level of academic performance—can achieve excellence. To help our students get there, we are committed to continually improve performance at every level of the District. By doing so, we will help prepare our students to take maximum advantage of The Pittsburgh Promise® scholarship, and we will better prepare our District to thrive in an era of unprecedented competition.

At Pittsburgh Public Schools, we have all the right ingredients to help us tackle urban public education problems and to help our children succeed in a world where it’s increasingly important to have more than a high school diploma.



341 S. Bellefield Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

District Website | Discover PPS

Tel: 412-529-HELP (4357)

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The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 341 S. Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412.529.HELP (4357).

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Superintendent Hamlet Listening

Dr. Hamlet held 9 Community Listening Sessions as part of Look, Listen and Learn Tour.