The largest public high school in Pittsburgh, Taylor Allderdice High School is well known in the region for its impressive musicals and plays.
Taylor Allderdice draws students from nine diverse communities and offers all academic programs at the gifted (CAS), scholars (PSP) and standard academic levels. Seven Applied Technology & Career Development Programs (ATCD) are offered for vocationally-skilled students. To complement its strong academic programs, Allderdice offers a full range of interscholastic, intramural and co-curricular clubs reflecting the diversity of its students' backgrounds and interests.
The school was opened in 1927 and was named for the noted industrialist and Squirrel Hill resident, Taylor Allderdice, who was president of a U.S. Steel Corporation subsidiary and a member of the city's school board.
Some of the school's famous alumni include sports broadcaster Myron Cope (1929-2008), journalist Howard Fineman, filmmaker Rob Marshall, singer Billy Porter and former Pittsburgh Mayor (1944-2006).
The office is open weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
On-street parking is available.