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Pittsburgh Private Schools

Find links and details on many of the larger private K-12 schools in the greater Pittsburgh area. Includes traditional day schools and boarding schools.

Campus School of Carlow University
Campus School of Carlow University is an urban, independent, coeducational Catholic elementary program for kindergarten through grade eight. A Montessori preschool program is also available for ages three through five.

City High
City High is a 21st century school for located in downtown Pittsburgh that provides a technology-oriented learning environment for students and teachers. This charter school's focuses on training students for careers in high-tech fields and provides a year-round calendar.

The Linsly School
Coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school in Wheeling, WV, offers a structured, disciplined program for boys and girls in grades 5-12. About an hour west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Falk School
Falk School’s primary purpose is to provide excellent educational experiences for its children, but it also serves as a campus laboratory school for research at the University of Pittsburgh.

Fox Chapel Country Day School
A small, independent, elementary school providing a foundation that is centered in academics and the arts, in which each child may achieve both academic success and personal self-confidence.

River Valley School
Nonprofit private school offers an experiential-based curriculum for students in grades pre-Kindergarten through 4 that supports a child’s natural curiosity and ability to learn by doing. Located in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Robinson Township Christian School
Their mission is to provide quality Christian education for children from preschool through twelfth grade. Located in McKees Rocks.

Seton-La Salle High School
a four-year, co-educational diocesan high school located in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania. It has a widely recognized reputation for a strong spirit of Christian community as well as quality academic, athletic and extracurricular programs.

Sewickley Academy
A coeducational, college-preparatory day school located approximately 12 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, Sewickley Academy enrolls 780 students in prekindergarten through grade 12.

ShadySide Academy
Pittsburgh's largest independent co-ed school, serves 900 day students in kindergarten through grade 12, including 5-day boarding students in grades 9-12.

St. Edmund's Academy
A coeducational day school enrolling students in prekindergarten through the eighth grade.

The Ellis School
An independent K-12 college preparatory school dedicated to the education of young women. Located in the Point Breeze area of Pittsburgh, PA.

The Kiski School
This traditional seven-day all-boys boarding school, accepts no more than 250 students per year and is located in Saltsburg, PA.

Vincentian Academy
Vincentian Academy at Duquesne University is a Catholic International Baccalaureate High School partnership.

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
First begun in 1919, Waldorf based schools are now in 30 countries and in over 125 cities in the United States. This South Side location has been offering alternative preschool and elementary education in Pittsburgh since 1993.

Winchester Thurston School
An independent, coeducational, non-sectarian day school serving students in the Pittsburgh area from kindergarten readiness through the twelfth grade.

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