Mission Statement

The mission of the Chartiers Valley School District, a community dedicated to shared leadership, is to graduate students who achieve personal success by providing an exceptional academic foundation in a safe, nurturing environment that inspires creativity and innovation while embracing diversity. 

District News

Avoid the Summer Slide

Join us to learn more about how to keep your child on track this summer. June 2 | 6 pm | IS Cafeteria


Creative Visioning for A Growth Mindset

Remake Learning Days Presents: Creative Visioning for a Growth Mindset for Parents and Teachers Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 6-8 pm | CVHS Digital Media Center - Door #2

Creative visioning and visual metaphors can empower personal and professional growth. Visual tools support a positive thought process while retraining neural pathways, clarifying values, and promoting creativity. 



CVHS team captures 3rd at Shaler STEAM Challenge

The Chartiers Valley team of Alyssa Barton, Sydney Kochman, Morgan Henderson, and Abby Chidlow captured third place in Shaler Area High School's innaugural STEAM Challenge on April 26.

District accepting bids on piano

The Chartiers Valley School District is accepting bids for a Baldwin Hamilton model piano. This piano is in need of extensive repairs.

Race to 26.2: CV Kids of Steel Program

At Chartiers Valley, Primary School and Intermediate School students are committing to healthy habits by incorporating exercise and nutritious foods into their lives.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Chartiers Valley School District administration and school board cordially invite you to a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new High School and Middle School. 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Chartiers Valley High School Auditorium
6:30 pm

Join us for light refresments and a virtual preview of the new buildings immediately following. Click to RSVP

An Open Letter to Seniors in the Last Month of High School: Don’t blink, you might miss it all.

By Hannah Cristofano, Chartiers Valley Class of 2015

You’ve almost made it to the end of the four years that at some points, seemed almost impossible. From “late” nights of studying for tests, to Friday night football games that soon turned into Saturday mornings with friends, to after school food runs (because who doesn’t want Moe’s 3 times a week?), to the dreaded Sunday morning practice before a big game, to the extravagant and frankly, unnecessary Promposals – all of these things will soon be happening for the last time. It’s scary and exciting at the same time, and it’s okay to feel a mix of emotions concerning graduating. High school is just the beginning of you becoming who you really are as a person. I thought I was ready to leave high school behind and jump right into college. I was wrong. Here are a few pieces of advice from a person who was in the same spot as you are right now just one short year ago. Read more>>

April 26 Board Meeting Recap

Dr. Jillian Bichsel, Director of Professional Development, Writing and Assessment, and Mrs. Kelly Natale, Literacy Coach, presented at the April 26 School Board meeting.  Dr. Bichsel and Mrs. Natale took the school board and all meeting attendees on a Chartiers Valley Literacy Journey through five stops.

Growing a Garden

The Intermediate School students in Ms. Newman’s life skills class have been putting their “green thumbs” to good use!

Community Resource Event

Chartiers Valley hosted a Community Resource Event on April 20 for families who speak English as a second language. Families received information regarding resources that are available to them at Chartiers Valley and throughout Pittsburgh.

Interact Club lends a hand at Collier Clean Up Day

Interact Club participated in Collier Township's annual Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 23.

Interact Club welcomes Rotary donations to the Colt Closet

Student Services and Interact Club receive a generous donation from the Collier Rotary for the Colt Closet.

Washington Post Lists CVHS among America's Most Challenging High Schools

The Washington Post lists Chartiers Valley High School among America's most challenging high schools. Chartiers Valley is ranked #31 in Pennsylvania. View the rankings here>>

Olivia Fortune selected as finalist for Caplan-Lieber Human Relations award

Junior Olivia Fortune has been selected as a finalist for the Caplan-Lieber Human Relations award. Olivia was nominated for the work she has done with the Women & Girls Foundation.

Geoffrey Madge wins Three Rivers Young People's Orchestra concerto competition

Congratulations to eighth grader Geoffrey Madge, winner of the concerto competition with the Three Rivers Young People's Orchestra!

Kennywood Tickets and Bus Schedule

Kennywood tickets will be on sale at Chartiers Valley on Monday, April 25, 2016. 
View the flyer for more ticket information and the bus schedule

MS Creative Writing Contest winners

This March, Chartiers Valley Middle School hosted its first Creative Writing Competition. Students were tasked with writing a creative story that included the following prompt: I stood before the closed door, unsure of what to do next.

Chartiers Valley Spring eNewsletter

Dear Parents/Guardians:


At Chartiers Valley, we believe literacy is the foundation of an exceptional education. The integration of reading, writing and thinking across disciplines throughout a student's education is critical to his or her success. 

Read more of the Chartiers Valley Spring 2016 eNewsletter>>

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2030 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Ph: 412-429-2201

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2030 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220