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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A-
Winchester Thurston School is a top rated, private school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It has 685 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $30,200 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
555 Morewood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Telephone
(412) 578-7500

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,200
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

Winchester Thurston School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1340
99 responses
Average ACT
30
31 responses

Culture & Safety

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What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
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  • One Act Plays
    29%
  • Apple Fest
    14%
  • Halloween Parade
    14%
  • Middle School Musical
    14%
  • Upper School Musical
    14%
  • Research Science Display
    7%
  • Spring Fling
    7%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
685
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
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100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
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100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$42,450
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$844
National
$949
Median Home Value
$100,800
National
$184,700
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Winchester Thurston School Reviews

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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 to optimize student growth opportunities. Every teacher recognizes my son’s strengths & weaknesses and strategically adapts lessons or problem-solving approaches to best suit him AND every other student! It is a spectacular magic to observe! Teachers are true masters of the field, attending to the whole child, not just rigorous academics. The North Campus has the best of both worlds with several outdoor learning spaces while also exploring all around Pittsburgh through the City as Our Campus program. Our Director of Equity and Inclusion endeavors to further broaden & celebrate our diverse population through cooperative multiage activities across the student body and thought-provoking conversations & trainings community-wide. We just cannot give enough accolades to WT!
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We relocated to WT from a school in Long Island four years ago. WT has been a true REVOLUTION for our child, thanks to the AMAZING teachers, an enlightened approach to academic support for lower school students, a beautiful and deliberate philosophy about good citizenship, and a generally friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Teachers are empowered to be creative and the classroom experience is pretty consistently engaged and engaging. We LOVE the school!
Winchester Thurston is such a wonderful, loving, accepting community! My children are challenged academically while recognized and appreciated for who they are as individuals. The school fosters the development of caring, empathetic, well rounded children who will enter the world as self confident, compassionate, enlightened young adults.