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students walk for non violence at penn hills high school

Students March for Non-Violence at Penn Hills High School

students holding hands in the shape of a peace sign
two students holding science instruments
PHES student mural
student drives in a safety simulator

Safety Simulator for Student Drivers at Penn Hills High School

elementary students raising hands in cafeteria


peace art work
Anti-littering Donation


students and teachers cutting orange ribbon


Linton student cave painting art
high school students National Hispanic Heritage month
students meeting with Alex Highsmith
marching band members playing trumpets
boys giving high fives at a volleyball match
Penn Hills stands together!
Students dancing in Little Women
everyone is welcome here
Aaron Donald training with PH students
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WE continue to ACTIVELY enroll new and returning students!
Click HERE to register your student online!
You will be contacted by a school official regarding next steps in the registration process. 
Questions? Please contact us:
Vivian Hawkes-Ware for Grades 6-8
[email protected] - (412)793-7000, Ext. 6124

Diane Bonnett for Grades 9-12
[email protected] - (412)793-7000, Ext. 5284

Sue Conte for Grades K-5
[email protected] - (412)793-7000, Ext. 7113

Penn Hills Cyber Academy for Grades 7-12
[email protected] - (412)793-7000, Ext. 1280

PreK Counts for ages 3-4 (724)437-2590
(Facilitated by the Private Industry Council)
Click here for Meet & Greet information!

Latest News

Flexible Instruction Day - Wed, Jan 25

Due to the threat of dangerous weather during travel times tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25, 2023, PHSD is invoking a Flexible Instruction Day (FID).  All students and most staff will follow the FID schedule from 10 AM – 3 PM.  Plant department employees will follow a more traditional work schedule and as directed by the Plant Department Director. Based on the severity of tomorrow’s forecast all transportation services provided by Penn Hills School District will be cancelled as well.
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Penn Hills School District diversity continues to grow

To support the needs of the growing population, the district employs two full-time English as a Second Language teachers — Therone Wade-White and Amy Kavo. Current students enrolled in K-12 EL programming speak at least one of 12 different languages — Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Vietnamese, Jamaican, French, Burmese, Napoli, Russian, Igbo, Tigrinya or Urdu. READ MORE:
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Penn Hills High School students stand out at choir festival

Penn Hills High School students Zach Burkovich, Onnikka McArthur, Bella Mitlo and Cam Moultrie participated in the 2023 PMEA District Choir Festival at Thomas Jefferson High School in January. After day-long rehearsals, they performed in a concert featuring students from 54 area school districts. Bella Mitlo, Soprano, successfully auditioned and will be advancing to the 2023 PMEA Region Choir Festival in February. Congrats!
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Penn Hills High School students shine at CMU coding competition

The Penn Hills Coding Team performed better than any other school at the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Coding Competition this fall. Junior Caleb Lohr finished in FIRST PLACE in his division, senior Matt Kirby finished in second place in his division, and senior Eric Cronin finished in third place in his division. Congratulations and well done!
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Middle school students pay it forward by helping at food bank

Ms. Creegan and Ms. Amato’s classes at Linton Middle School took a community based outing to the Westmoreland Food Bank. The students listened and watched very carefully to the given instructions. They then worked together to place specific food items into tied plastic grocery bags. They did a wonderful job of paying it forward during this wonderful season of giving!
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Upcoming Events

Feb 1

PHSD Hiring Fair

Time: 3 PM – 6 PM
Location: Penn Hills High School Cafeteria
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Our District at a Glance

attendance 14 AP classes offered
certificate 8 NMSI endorsed classes
upmc Sports Medicine
Pre-K through 5th elementary school
studentratio Full-Day Kindergarten classes offered
K-12 School Wide Positive Behavior
enrollment K-12 Cyber Academy NCAA approved
Penn Hills Elementary School Linton Middle School Penn Hills Senior High School C.H.I.E.F.S. Cyber Academy