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2023 Best elementary schools in the Pittsburgh Area

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Shady Side Academy

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

    124 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our experience at Shady Side Academy has been outstanding. Our daughter came to the school as a Sophomore after our family moved to Pittsburgh, and her transition was seamless. The students, faculty...Academics at Shady Side are rigorous, but the support from teachers is unmatched. We feel confident that our daughter will be successful not only in college, but beyond, due in large part to her time...If you’re even slightly considering Shady Side as an option, I encourage you to attend one of their Open House events. That was the first step we took, and I’m so grateful that we did!.

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,142,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private K-12 Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Winchester Thurston School

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    Private School,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    PK, K-12,

    31 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Choosing WT North Hills Campus has been THE BEST decision I've ever made for my child! The strong sense of community & small class sizes allow for individualized attention & personalized challenges....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 641,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Private K-12 Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Sewickley Academy

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    Private School,

    SEWICKLEY, PA,

    PK, K-12,

    124 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Sewickley Academy is an exceptional K-12 school! I have been attending SA since elementary school, and I have now attended the school for 8 years. All of the teachers and faculty that I've interacted....

    Read 124 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 532,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #14 Best Public Elementary Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Jefferson Elementary School

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    Mt. Lebanon School District, PA,

    K-5,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We recently moved to the district and Jefferson Elementary couldn't have done more to make our family feel welcome. The principal met with our kids before school even started and gave us all a...Their buddy-system for new students gave each of my kids a friend before school even started, so the kids were excited for their first day of school and had someone to show them around and sit with. ....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 283,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #17 Best Public Elementary Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Washington Elementary School

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    Mt. Lebanon School District, PA,

    K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Washington Elementary is impressive. What my son and I first felt was how kind the students and teachers were here. His teachers made an extra effort to make him feel welcomed. The students....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 392,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #5 Best Private K-12 Schools in Pittsburgh Area.

    Aquinas Academy

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    Private School,

    GIBSONIA, PA,

    PK, K-12,

    93 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Aquinas Academy helped me to flourish to become the person I am today. I know that by attending Aquinas for 13 years, I am confident that I have the skills for university and later life. Most....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 504,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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