Chronic absence—missing 10% or more of school—has more than doubled since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Pittsburgh Public Schools, at the individual school level, chronic absenteeism rates are as high as 63% in some elementary schools and over 70% in some middle and high schools.

Circling Our Schools to get all kids what they need
A+ Schools works with community partners – including schools, neighborhood organizations, corporations, foundations and individual donors – to mobilize coordinated supports for students, families and school staff to ensure every kid shows up to school every day ready to learn, and every kid has a school where they want to be.

Download the Report to the Community!


The 2023 Report to the Community on Public School Progress is now available. Learn more about the schools in our city, read about bright-spot stories in the 'Rising Up' section, and check out resources for kids of all ages.

Click Here to Download Your Copy

Did you know? We can do a customized presentation of the RTC for your school, parent group, or community organization! Contact us at info@aplusschools.org to schedule a presentation.