Living and attending school just outside of Pittsburgh, PA allows students to experience the cultural diversity of the city while still being far enough removed to be surrounded by nature. Less than an hour outside of Pittsburgh, the Kiski School’s campus is bordered by the Kiskiminetas River where students can hike, kayak, and explore. At Kiski, we plan frequent excursions into the city to introduce students to all of the events and opportunities Pittsburgh has to offer.
Most people know Pittsburgh as the home of the Pirates, the Penguins, and the Steelers. In fact, PNC Park is one of the top ranked athletic facilities. In addition to professional sports, however, Pittsburgh is also one of the most fit cities. Residents have numerous options when it comes to recreational activities such as biking, kayaking, urban hiking, and exploring the Pittsburgh Parks.
An All-American Vacation
As the third safest city in the US, Pittsburgh is a great place to visit if you’re looking for an all-American vacation spot. Not only can you eat your way through Pittsburgh’s delicious dining scene, but you can also experience the rich heritage of this great city. From Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water located south of the city to the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus to the architecture of the Carnegie buildings, you can see how Pittsburgh has evolved over the years.
The city of Pittsburgh offers numerous learning opportunities and educational experiences for the students at Kiski. You can learn more about how the Kiski School takes advantage of our proximity to Pittsburgh at our website.
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Established in 1888, The Kiski School is one of the oldest, private, all-boys, college preparatory boarding schools in Pennsylvania and the United States. Home to 200 boys, Kiski offers an academically rigorous curriculum that includes AP and Honors courses, 12 varsity sports, and a community that allows boys to thrive through project-based learning and self-discovery. Kiski's beautiful, 350-acre campus is located in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA.