SuccessWe are succeeding because:

Small school & classes: 

We limit class size to 20 students per class. Small class size improves student outcomes, grades and test scores. Small classes allow each child to be seen as a unique, whole person, with his or her own learning style and pattern of growth.

Our Program: 

Young Scholars of McKeesport Charter School students study a rigorous computer and internet integrated curriculum in math and science.

Extra curriculum:

Young Scholars students participate in Extended Day programs including clubs, tutoring, and enriched curriculum.

Individual performance:

Young Scholars sets goals for students on an individual basis; learning activities include both cooperative learning (groups) and individual projects.

Parent involvement:

Young Scholars believe that a large portion of student’s success involves a joint effort between student-parent-teacher triad. At YSMCS, your opinions count and your contributions are valued.

Other important Features of YSMCS:

  • Tuition FREE
  • Technology-integrated curriculum
  • Full day and extended after-school programs
  • Individualized one-on-one tutoring
  • Emphasizing math, science and technology
  • Teaching two globally significant languages
  • Multi-cultural and diverse learning environments
  • Student-teacher-parent harmony
  • Providing extra help to students overcoming a language barrier in their transitioning process
  • Self-confident, self-sufficient and self-esteemed students