The Keystone Oaks School District is located three miles south of Pittsburgh comprised of the communities of Castle Shannon, Dormont, and Green Tree. Myrtle Avenue Elementary, in Castle Shannon, has a grade configuration of K-5 with an enrollment of approximately 330 students. Myrtle Elementary has recently been recognized as one of the top 5% of Title 1 Schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Myrtle Avenue Elementary offers a diverse and comprehensive curriculum that meets the needs of its students in all aspects of their social and educational development. The school’s core areas of study include Language Arts, Math, Science, and notable areas such as Library, Art, Music, and Physical Education. Myrtle students can expect a challenging course load that is designed to help ease their transition to the middle school. Also, the school’s size allows for more individualized instruction and a more intimate learning environment.
Special Academic Programs:
Like all the district’s schools, Myrtle Avenue Elementary hosts a variety of programs to meet the wide-ranging needs of our students. Beyond the standard curriculum, Myrtle offers gifted classes, autistic support, emotional support, learning support, speech & language support, after-school tutoring program for Title 1 students, and English as a Second Language.
Key Activities & Events at Myrtle Avenue Elementary:
Myrtle Parent-Faculty Organization (PFO)
PFO Book Fair
Choral / Band Concerts
Parent / Teacher Conferences
Title 1 Celebration Night
Junior Achievement Day
Battle of the Books