About Us

  • Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is a K-12 district that serves the community of Pittsburg, California. The school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. PUSD is approximately 50 minutes from downtown San Francisco with a direct line on Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Our school community has a close relationship with Los Medanos Community College, which is located in the heart of Pittsburg.


    PUSD has Student Teaching relationships with Alliant University, Cal State Teach, California State University, East Bay, St. Mary's College of California, University of Phoenix, and Western Governor's University. Intern teachers are also hired as our employees while they complete their credential program. Participating universities for Intern Teachers include Alliant University, Brandman University. Cal State Teach, California State University, East Bay, Dominican University, Fortune School of Education, National University, St. Mary's College of California, and the University of Phoenix.


    Pittsburg Unified School District serves more than 11,300 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The District also provides our community with an outstanding public preschool program and award-winning adult education school (PAEC).


    The District Comprises:

    8 Elementary Schools
    3 Junior High Schools
    1 Comprehensive High School
    1 Alternative Education High School
    Adult Education
    Independent study
    Alternative learning experiences
    Early Childhood Education 


    The Pittsburg community values the quality of their school system and the opportunities provided to all children. We are thankful to our community and residents for supporting school bond measures and parcel taxes which help support the education of our scholars.

  • Map showing location of Pittsburg, CA