ClubKAS strives to provide after school enrichment activities that encourage our students to try new things, develop their interests, and grow as human beings.

Kentucky Avenue School is a small, vibrant, independent school located in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood. KAS serves diverse students from kindergarten through eighth grade. We offer small classes, a child-friendly environment, skilled teaching, and a challenging curriculum conveyed through both traditional and innovative methods.  
  • Respect of self and others
  • Cooperation with teachers and students
  • Dedication to the local community
  • Commitment to honor diversity
  • Active participation within the KAS learning environment

Kentucky Avenue School is committed to pursuing a school community where every individual is appreciated, celebrated, and able to be their true selves. We value the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in our community.  We understand that when we celebrate the uniqueness of the individuals in our school it makes all of us stronger.  Our school believes in the importance of social justice and we support our students and their voice around local and world issues. 

Kindergarten through grade eight

The school day begins at 8:15 a.m. and concludes at 3:15 p.m. Extended day is offered until 5:30 p.m.

74 students are enrolled in 2019.

KAS has 18 faculty and staff Members. Learn more here.

Transportation is available through your local Board of Education if you live within 10 miles of Kentucky Avenue School. For more information, please contact Sherry Wolfe, School Administrator, at or 412.361.5332.

KAS has a non-discrimination policy. Click here to read our official statements.

Student Destinations

In recent years, students graduating from KAS have gone on to:

  • Central Catholic High School
  • City Charter High School
  • The Ellis School
  • Oakland Catholic High School
  • North Allegheny Honors Program
  • Pittsburgh CAPA
  • Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
  • Seton-La Salle Catholic High School
  • Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
  • The University School
  • Winchester Thurston School