Plum Borough School District

The Plum Borough School District is a midsized, suburban public school district serving the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania suburb of Plum. Plum Borough School District encompasses approximately 28 square miles (73 km2). According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 26,940. By 2010, the district's population rose to 27,131 people.[1] In 2009, the district residents' per capita income was $20,863, while the median family income was $52,807.[2] In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 [3] and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010.[4] By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100.[5]

Plum Borough School District
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900 Elicker Road
, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 15239-1453
United States
Coordinates40°29′35″N 79°45′04″W / 40.49294°N 79.75120°W / 40.49294; -79.75120Coordinates: 40°29′35″N 79°45′04″W / 40.49294°N 79.75120°W / 40.49294; -79.75120
District information
MottoExceptionally Prepared for Success
SchoolsPlum Senior High School, Plum Middle School, Holiday Park Elementary School, O'Block Elementary School, and Pivik Elementary School
Students and staff
Student–teacher ratio17:1
District mascotMustang
ColorsPurple and gold
Other information

Plum Borough School District operates five schools, including Plum Senior High School (9th–12th), Plum Middle School (7th–8th), One elementary school serving grades (5–6th) Holiday Park Elementary School and two elementary schools serving grades (K-4th): O'Block Elementary School and George Pivik Elementary School.

The Plum Borough School District is bordered by seven other school districts: Penn Hills School District, Gateway School District, Riverview School District, and Allegheny Valley School District (across the Allegheny River). The District is also bordered by three school districts in neighboring Westmoreland County: Franklin Regional School District, Burrell School District and New Kensington-Arnold School District.


The students have access to a variety of clubs, activities and sports. Plum Borough School District's football classification is "AAAA" (Quad-A), which is the largest of the football classifications A, AA, AAA and AAAA. The district operates a chapter of the National Honor Society.


The District is part of the WPIAL sports organization.

  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country (CoEd)
  • Football (7-12)
  • Soccer (Boys and Girls)
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball Varsity (Boys and Girls) and 9th grade teams
  • Rifle (CoEd)
  • Swimming and Diving (Boys and Girls)
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball varsity and 9th grade teams
  • Baseball varsity and 9th grade teams
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field (Boys and Girls)

Club sports: Indoor track, Ice Hockey, Bowling and Crew


  1. ^ US Census Bureau, 2010 Census Poverty Data by Local Educational Agency, 2011
  2. ^ US Census Bureau, American Fact Finder, 2009
  3. ^ US Census Bureau (2010). "American Fact Finder, State and County quick facts". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2013-09-17.
  4. ^ US Census Bureau (September 2011). "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010" (PDF).
  5. ^ Michael Sauter and Alexander E.M. Hess (August 31, 2013). "America's most popular six-figure jobs". USA Today.

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