Pittsburgh Mifflin Pre K-8, located in the Lincoln Place section of the city, will become Pittsburgh Trump at the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year.
The school board approved this measure unanimously along with renovations to bring the building up to the standards of the Trump brand.
It will be the second institution of learning to have the name, the first being Trump University.
This is nothing new for the Pittsburgh Public School district.
In 2009, the school district renamed the Florence Reizenstein Middle School for then President Barack Obama. Since 2012, Pittsburgh Obama moved to the former Peabody High School building.
The decision came after a group of disenfranchised students, parents, and teachers complained that it is only fair since Obama got a school named for him.
A press release the district read, “We want all students to feel included. We feel that Pittsburgh Mifflin would be the perfect place to display the Trump name.”
The district did extend an invitation to President Trump, who at press time has not responded.
According to areavibes.com, Lincoln Place is over 95 percent Caucasian, while zero percent African-American.
The Pittsburgh Public School website says the district is composed of 53 percent of African-American students.
“Any student, or teachers uncomfortable with this change will be allowed to transfer to another school of their choosing,” stated the press release.
This decision is expected to cause controversy within the school district.