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About our School

Propel East is Propel’s third school, having opened in 2005 and now serving 400 scholars in grades K-8.

We are proud to have earned the state’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) designation every year of our operation and three Keystone Achievement Awards.

At Propel East, we focus on providing our scholars with a holistic education.  Annual events such as the Arts Festival and STEM Olympiad, in addition to varied partnerships with community organizations, make Propel East a fun and engaging place for scholars, staff and parents.

Our Mission

We will have an unwavering commitment to advance scholarachievement and develop extraordinary character, preparing students to succeed in a changing global society.

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We Are Propel School

Propel Schools is a network of public charter schools that transforms the lives of children in underserved communities through innovative, student-centered learning. Propel sets a standard for creating productive citizens by prioritizing academic excellence and fundamental life skills. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding charter school systems since it was established in 2003. Today Propel serves 4,000 scholars at 13 Allegheny County locations.

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