Colfax Elementary School

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Colfax Elementary & Middle School K-8
Colfax Elementary School is located in Pittsburgh
Colfax Elementary School
Colfax Elementary School is located in Pennsylvania
Colfax Elementary School
Colfax Elementary School is located in the United States
Colfax Elementary School
Location2332 Beechwood Blvd.,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Coordinates40°25′59″N 79°54′56″W / 40.43306°N 79.91556°W / 40.43306; -79.91556Coordinates: 40°25′59″N 79°54′56″W / 40.43306°N 79.91556°W / 40.43306; -79.91556
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
ArchitectEdward Stotz
Architectural styleTudor Revival, Jacobean Revival
MPSPittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP reference #86002660 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 1986
Designated CPHSNovember 30, 1999[2]
Designated PHLF2001[3]

The Colfax Elementary & Middle School is a public school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Its building, built in 1911, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] The school recently added a new building with a glass bridge connecting the two buildings.

As of October 1, 2017, there were a total of 890 students enrolled in the school.[4] Its Principal is incumbent Dr. Woods. Students of different ethnicity are able to attend Colfax with the ESL (English as a second language) program. The school has a student council of 6th to 8th grade more specifically homeroom representatives.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Retrieved 2011-08-05.
  3. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-08-05.
  4. ^ "Colfax K-8 Enrollment". Discover PPS. Pittsburgh Public Schools. Retrieved 10 August 2018.