Pittsburg Schools

About Pittsburg Schools

Pittsburg State University     7,244 students
USD 250 Public Schools     2,945 students
St. Mary’s- Colgan Schools     628 students

USD 250 (K-12)

Education in Pittsburg is diverse, enriching and full of opportunities to learn in whatever stage of life you are in. Pittsburg is home to a superior public schools system, equipped with over 500 employees that support our students every day. Sixty percent of the teachers in Pittsburg have a master’s degree or higher, with an average experience level of 10 years or longer.



St. Mary’s Colgan Catholic School (K-12)

Pittsburg is also home to St. Mary’s Colgan Catholic School. Students here receive an outstanding academic education while learning about the Catholic faith daily through prayer, the practice of self-discipline and putting the needs of others first.



The Career and Technical Education Center of Crawford County (CTEC) supports area economic development by creating training and educational opportunities that match the employment needs of area industry. Students here learn the trades of construction, whether that be welding, masonry or HVAC.


Pittsburg State University

Once past grade school, the excellence in education continues in Pittsburg. Pittsburg State University brings in more than 7,300 students from 36 states and 43 countries. This fully-accredited university offers over 150 academic programs so that students can grow in their knowledge of whatever field they chose to pursue.


Wherever you are in your educational journey, Pittsburg is equipped to train young people to become beneficial assets to the community.