Day School Pittsburgh

Program Overview

Girl with BasketballThe Day School Pittsburgh is an Approved Private School and Partial Hospitalization Program with the goal of helping youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED) or behavior problems return to their original schools. Our program consists of 10 classrooms, each with no more than 12 students. A special component of our program are the family liasons who work closely with families, school districts, and other agencies (e.g., mental health, children and youth services, juvenile court) to help the youth be successful. We provide an individualized, strength-based approach to academic and behavioral growth.


Our services help students increase their grades and achievement, reduce disruptive behaviors, develop coping skills, maintain positive relationships, return to their public schools and home communities successfully.

Services provided include:

  • Direct instruction
  • Academic remediation
  • Experiential therapies and education
  • School-wide behavior management system
  • Individualized positive behavior support plans
  • Psychiatric consultation
  • Skillstreaming
  • Pre-vocational skill development
  • Reintegration program
  • Community-based learning
  • Family-focused services
Project Pinnacle
Project Pinnacle is an after-school program that operates out of the Pressley Ridge Day School. The program opened in 2013 with the goal to find creative ways to meet community needs for after school programming for disadvantaged youth. Learn More
Who Do We Serve?
  • Ages 6 to 22
  • Children and teens with behavioral and/or mental health issues
  • Children and teens with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
More Information

For more information about Day School Pittsburgh, please call Central Admissions at (888) 777-0820. For detailed location information including contact numbers and directions, please click here to view our locations directory and map.

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Contact Details

Day School Pittsburgh
530 Marshall Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
Phone: (888) 777-0820
Local: (412) 321-6995
Fax: (412) 321-0508

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