Taylor Allderdice High School

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Taylor Allderdice High School
Allderdice.jpg
Address
2409 Shady Avenue

,
15217

United States
Coordinates40°25′46″N 79°55′10″W / 40.429514°N 79.919379°W / 40.429514; -79.919379Coordinates: 40°25′46″N 79°55′10″W / 40.429514°N 79.919379°W / 40.429514; -79.919379
Information
TypePublic high school
Established1927 (1927)
School districtPittsburgh Public Schools
NCES School ID421917000409[1]
PrincipalJames McCoy[2]
Teaching staff102.54 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment1,494 (2018-2019)[1]
Student to teacher ratio14.57[1]
Color(s)Green and white         [3]
NicknameDragons[3]
Website
Allderdice, Pittsburgh, High School
Taylor Allderdice High School is located in Pittsburgh
Taylor Allderdice High School
Taylor Allderdice High School is located in Pennsylvania
Taylor Allderdice High School
Taylor Allderdice High School is located in the United States
Taylor Allderdice High School
Location2409 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°25′46″N 79°55′11″W / 40.42944°N 79.91972°W / 40.42944; -79.91972
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built1927[3]
ArchitectTrimble, Robert
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSPittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.86002641[4]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 1986
Designated PHLF2002

Taylor Allderdice High School is a public high school in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It was established in 1927 and is part of the Pittsburgh Public Schools district. It was named for industrialist and Squirrel Hill resident Taylor Allderdice, who was a member of the city's first school board and president of National Tube Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel.[5]

Academics[edit]

Allderdice was designated a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 1994, 1995, and 1996.[6] U.S. News & World Report's 2020 annual survey of high schools ranked Allderdice 3,161st nationally and 129th in Pennsylvania.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

In 2012, rapper Wiz Khalifa released Taylor Allderdice, a mixtape named for his alma mater.[35]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Discover PPS: Allderdice High School". Pittsburgh Public Schools. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
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  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  5. ^ Lee, Carmen J. (March 16, 1998). "The name on a school stays, but memory of the person fades". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  6. ^ "Blue Ribbon Schools Program: 1982-1983 through 1999-2002" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  7. ^ "Pittsburgh Allderdice High School". usnews.com. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved April 28, 2020.
  8. ^ Guarino, Ben (October 3, 2018). "'Her work is incredible': Pittsburgh native Frances Arnold shares Nobel Prize in chemistry". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  9. ^ Mervis, Scott (September 13, 2012). "Local Scene: Beedie back with new album". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  10. ^ Mervis, Scott (October 11, 2012). "Gary Graff: Rock 'n' roll observer". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  11. ^ White, Mike (October 26, 2017). "Woodland Hills is one of only 10 schools in the country with five NFL players". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  12. ^ The Allderdice. Seniors: Devra Davis: Taylor Allderdice High School. 1964. p. 51.
  13. ^ Cohen, Harold V. (March 7, 1953). "The Drama Desk: Local Scrappings". The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  14. ^ "Classmate Profiles (1940)". AllderdiceAlumni.com. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  15. ^ Haynes, Monica L. (September 28, 2005). "Obituary: Gene Forrell / Award-winning composer and conductor". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 25, 2006.
  16. ^ a b Weiskind, Ron (November 22, 2003). "Goldmann driven daffy by Looney Tunes film". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 25, 2006.
  17. ^ Ward, Steven. "Losin' His Mind in Detroit Rock City: An Interview with Gary Graff". Archived from the original on January 1, 2007. Retrieved December 12, 2006.
  18. ^ Assad, David (July 3, 1991). "Texas recalls Allderdice grad Gary Green". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  19. ^ "Tyrique Jarrett". pittsburghpanthers.com. Archived from the original on October 17, 2017. Retrieved October 16, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  20. ^ Roberts, Josie (June 28, 2005). "The hip-hop pulse". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Archived from the original on December 11, 2006. Retrieved December 5, 2006.
  21. ^ The Allderdice. Seniors: Joseph Koerner: Taylor Allderdice High School. 1976. p. 52.
  22. ^ Horvitz, Peter S.; Horvitz, Joachim (2001). The Big Book of Jewish Baseball: An Illustrated Encyclopedia and Anecdotal History. New York: S.P.I. p. 106.
  23. ^ The Allderdice. Seniors: Leonard Howard Levy: Taylor Allderdice High School. 1932. p. 66.
  24. ^ Hayes, John (April 27, 2001). "Squirrel Hill native works the mainstream and the underground". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  25. ^ Donoho, Ron (June 1999). "Lucchino!". San Diego Magazine. Archived from the original on September 10, 2002. Retrieved November 27, 2006.
  26. ^ a b Rawson, Christopher (March 6, 1994). "Broadway follows in their footsteps". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 27, 2006.
  27. ^ Finder, Chuck (January 14, 2005). "AFC Playoffs / The Jets: Curtis Martin a football star by accident". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 27, 2006.
  28. ^ Todd, Deborah M. (August 12, 2010). "Like Wiz Khalifa, rapper Mac Miller is another talent from Allderdice". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved July 18, 2012.
  29. ^ Lord, Rich (September 2, 2006). "Obituary: Mayor Robert E. O'Connor / His enthusiasm for city was unbounded". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 27, 2006.
  30. ^ "A.M Turing Award Winners: Alan J. Perlis". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
  31. ^ "Authors, chef highlight Drue Heinz lecture series" Archived February 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 25, 2007
  32. ^ Carter, Alice T. (April 10, 2005). "Billy Porter's one-man show traces his life, onstage and off". TribLive. Trib Total Media. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  33. ^ The Allderdice. Seniors: Charles B. Wein: Taylor Allderdice High School. 1956. p. 73.
  34. ^ Rotstein, Gary (April 22, 2004). "Gay marriage advocate says Time's honor good for cause". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved November 27, 2006.
  35. ^ Mervis, Scott (March 1, 2012). "Local Scene: Wiz Khalifa buzz builds for 'Taylor Allderdice'". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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