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YOUNG SCHOLARS of GREATER ALLEGHENY
CHARTER SCHOOL

Tuition Free Public Charter School • Grades K-8
CHARTER SCHOOL | GRADES K-8

YOUNG SCHOLARS
OF GREATER ALLEGHENY

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Why YSGA?

Why YSGA?

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YSGA takes pride in establishing an environment that nurtures cultural awareness and celebrates diversity. Research has demonstrated that acquiring a new language stimulates brain development and positively impacts student learning.

Beginning in kindergarten, our students embark on the journey of learning two global languages, facilitating the breakdown of barriers and the forging of connections between different cultures. Our rigorous academic curriculum ensures that each student is well-prepared for the ever-evolving world.

Laying the Foundation for Future Leaders!

Young Scholars of Greater Allegheny is dedicated to the intentional growth of our students, both academically and socially. Our objectives are as follows:

  • Cultivate responsible global citizens who recognize that culture, language, and education are pathways to success.
  • Foster and strengthen students' sense of identity, individuality, and cultural consciousness.
  • Promote inquisitiveness, critical thinking, and a thirst for knowledge to nurture a spirit of exploration and readiness for learning.

This graphic visually represents the key elements of effective education: high-quality teachers, a growth mindset, differentiated support, language instruction, and authentic relationships. Each element is essential in creating a positive and successful learning environment for scholars.

High Quality Teachers
  • Highly qualified, passionate educators
  • Continuous professional development
  • Commitment to student success
Growth Mindset
  • Encourages resilience and perseverance
  • Embraces challenges as opportunities for growth
  • Fosters a positive attitude towards learning
Languge Instruction
  • Bilingual and multilingual programs
  • Culturally responsive teaching
  • Development of language proficiency and literacy skills
Authentic Relationships
  • Introduction of foreign language study in kindergarten.
  • Proficiency in two languages in addition to English by 8th Grade
  • Project-based learning that helps apply knowledge to real world situations.
  • Rigorous, research-based curriculum that supports all levels of learners.
  • Extended day that is focused on improving academics and access to the arts.
  • Access to current technology that ensures computer literacy.
  • Social Emotional Learning for self-regulation and emotional growth.
  • Innovative STEAM classes from Kindergarten to 8th grade.
Differentiated Support
  • Tailored instruction to meet diverse student needs
  • Individualized learning plans
  • Varied instructional strategies and resources
What Parents & Students can Expect?
  • Positive and supportive classroom environment
  • Building trust and rapport with students
  • Personalized attention and mentorship