A Roman Catholic School of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
30 West Willock
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
412-882-9900 (Office)
412-881-4142 (Fax)
No School on Thursday April 18-Monday April 22. Happy Easter!

Welcome to Saint Sylvester Catholic School

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Principal’s News You Can Use:

2018-2019 School Calendar

Quick Connections

Monthly Calendar
Lunch Menu
Option C
Supply List
Tuition Assistance

Important Links

St. Sylvester Parish
The Diocese of Pittsburgh

Upcoming Events

April 18-22
No School

  • At St. Sylvester School, we offer an excellent education that is rooted in Gospel values.
    • We offer Full Day and Half Day Preschool and Kindergarten curriculum options, as well as schooling for Elementary Grades 1 to 8.
    • We offer an affordable Extended Day program that can accommodate the child-care needs of most working families.
  • Students learn in a safe and secure setting and grow in an environment founded on Christian principles.
  • We are Middle-States accredited with standardized test scores that meet or exceed the national average.
  • Spanish is offered to all students.
  • Using the best of two worlds, we offer a blended learning approach that uses digital learning (Smartboards, computers, etc.) in addition to face to face instruction that focuses on meeting the educational needs of each student.
  • Students receive individualized attention that is centered on building confidence and self-esteem. The average class size is 14 to 16 students.
  • We offer an exemplary sports program and a wide variety of extra-curricular activities for our students.
  • An active parent organization coordinates additional student programming that includes assemblies and classroom holiday parties throughout the year.
  • Bus transportation is available for Kindergarten through 8th grade students who reside in Baldwin-Whitehall, the City of Pittsburgh, as well as any other busing school district within 10 miles of St. Sylvester School.
  • Diocesan funding is available through SOS and BEF as well as through our own Angel Fund. EITC and OSTC grants are all also available.
  • Tuition Assistance programs include Scrip (gift cards) that can help make Catholic education more affordable.

Current Events and Fundraisers

Saint Sylvester Library / Media Center

Important Information

Summer Food Service Programs are available in our area. These programs provide free meals to children during the summer.

To locate a Summer Food Service Program you can do the following:

  • Call 211
  • Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
  • Text “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months
  • Visit the website: (note, this replaces the website)
  • Use the site locator for smartphones -