Falk Laboratory School

An exterior view of the Falk Laboratory School

Fanny Edel Falk Elementary is a K-8 tuition-based campus laboratory school affiliated with the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. Since 1931 Falk has been known for providing a learning environment that is grounded in community, diversity, progressive and experiential education, individualized instruction and a low teacher-student ratio.

Each year, 58 faculty & staff members work with more than 15 intern teachers, 4 student teachers, and varied numbers of practicum students, researchers and visitors to perform and support the major functions ascribed to laboratory schools: the development of new and innovative practices in education; research; inquiry; the development of theory; the preparation of new teachers; and most importantly, the education of the children enrolled according to the best-established principles of education and our philosophy of educating the whole child.

For more information, visit the Falk School website at: www.falkschool.pitt.edu