NBRS Badge for Wexford Elementary School
Wexford Elementary School - Wexford, PA
Students discuss bridge design with PRHS students during engineering lesson
Wexford Elementary School is home to approximately 400 students in kindergarten through third grade, 24 teachers, and more than a dozen support and administrative staff. As part of the Pine-Richland School District, Wexford Elementary is located north of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County. This region has experienced rapid growth over the past 20 years and the district’s enrollment has more than doubled. Thanks to strong collaboration among students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members, Wexford has managed its growth while maintaining a warm, caring, and academically focused learning environment.
Our master schedule includes time for staff members to differentiate learning activities in an effort to challenge or support students based upon their readiness levels. Guided Reading is the framework used to develop literacy skills for each student. Through a partnership with Wexford parents and community, a guided reading book room is available for our faculty as a resource to build bridges across all disciplines. The book room contains a large variety of selections within various genres and reading levels. Periodic benchmark assessments allows for flexible groupings and appropriate challenges for the students.
Wexford Elementary is a community focused on engaging students through individual learning experiences. Wexford Elementary School’s student-centered culture provides faculty members with opportunities to collaborate on topics related to the development of the whole child. The Wexford staff participates in Professional Learning Communities that focus on providing the best educational environment and experiences for students. The adage, "It takes a village to raise a child" holds true at Wexford Elementary.
Wexford Elementary School
250 Brown Road
Wexford, PA, 15090-8558
Dr. Rick A. Walsh, Principal at time of Nomination
Pine-Richland School District
Our mission is to provide a strong academic foundation which challenges students to realize their fullest potential and encourages them to become engaged, thoughtful citizens.
- Black/African American: 1%
- White: 90%
- Hispanic: 1%
- Asian: 6%
- Two or more races: 2%
- ELL: 2%
- Economically Disadvantaged: %