About Our District

The Baldwin-Whitehall School District is situated in Allegheny County and educates more than 4,200 students from the Boroughs of Baldwin and Whitehall and Baldwin Township who attend classes in five buildings, including one high school, one middle school, and three elementary schools.

The school district covers approximately 10-square miles and is located less than 10 miles from the heart of Pittsburgh. The high school renovation project completed in 2009, was recognized nationally as an award winning design by American School & University. The campus showcases fantastic athletic fields and courts, a modern performing arts center, and unmatched amenities for students, staff, and community members.

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Our District by the Numbers (2019-2020)

  • 4,388 2019-2020 Student Population
  • $70,660,429 2019-2020 District Budget
  • $16,103 Average District Investment per Student
  • 93.4 out of 100 2015-2016 School Performance Profile for Baldwin High School: (highest in the school’s history)
  • A-: Niche Ranking for Pittsburgh Metro 17th out of 141
  • Baldwin High School is consistently ranked among the top 20 school districts in Western Pennsylvania
  • 1.5 Million Average Annual Scholarships earned by the BHS graduating class
  • 563 Number of AP Course Enrollments
  • 1,173 Number of Honors Course Enrollments
  • 100 % of BWSD middle and elementary students achieve better than state averages on PSSA tests with an average proficiency score of 8.23% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • 221 educators within our BWSD schools have a master’s degree or doctorate degree
  • 65% of employees have served more than 10 years of service with the District.
  • 20% of employees have served more than 20 years of service with the District.
  • 23rd lowest tax rate of 42 school districts in Allegheny County.
  • 10th lowest tax rate of 15 school districts in the South Hills region at 21.76 millage rate.