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 An Overview of our District

Duquesne City School
 Duquesne Elementary School serving Grades K-6

Welcome to the Duquesne City School District!

Located approximately 12 miles south of Pittsburgh, the Duquesne City School District serves the families of the Duquesne City community. The district educates approximately 390 students in grades K-6 and employs about 80 professionals. Students in grades 7-12 attend either the East Allegheny or West Mifflin Area School Districts.  The district's budget is about $16.4 million, which provides an array of quality educational programming for students and community members.

In addition to a nine-member elected board, the Duquesne City School District is also governed by a three-member, state-appointed board of control. The district partners with many community organizations and educational entities to provide opportunities and resources for our students.

The Community

Nestled along the banks of the Monongahela River, the historic borough of Duquesne City was incorporated in 1891 and encompasses a total area of 2.0 square miles. Duquesne City is predominately a residential community and has a strong commitment to education. Community members take active roles in the school district.

Enrollment K-6: 350
Communities Served: Duquesne City
Student Teacher Ratio: 16:1



No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
-- Emma Golmam