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    Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12

     

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ABOUT OUR SCHOOL


  • Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 is a comprehensive 6-12 neighborhood school located in Pittsburgh's Homewood community that offers a variety of courses to meet the needs, abilities, and interests of its approximately 500 students. Westinghouse is proud of its rich history in the City of Pittsburgh. The purpose and commitment of Westinghouse Academy 6-12 is to provide a quality educational program for all of our students. Westinghouse not only is fully committed to the advancement of the students academically, but we are fully aware of the need to provide our students with relevant and comprehensive social development. Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 currently offers five Career and Technical Education comprehensive programs. All of the Career and Technical Education programs are fully accredited with Pennsylvania State and licensure/certification. Students who participate in these programs receive industry recognized training, professional development, internships, community service, field placements and job placement opportunities.

    Currently Pittsburgh Westinghouse has the following varsity sports teams: Football, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Boys Volleyball, Girls Volleyball, Co-ed Cross country, Boys Tennis, Boys Soccer, Co-ed Wrestling, Girls Softball, Boys Baseball, Boys Track, and Girls Track. Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 currently collaborates with over 45 colleges, universities, community organizations, agencies, churches, and hospitals. The partnerships currently provide mentoring, community services, workforce development opportunities, tutoring, college preparatory classes, and certification/licensures. Partnerships are currently established with the following agencies: Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, Heinz, NEED, CORO, Homewood Children's Village, Addison Behavioral Care, UPMC PHAT program, YMCA, YWCA, East End Cooperative Ministries, Wesley Spectrum, Family Links, Centers for Victims of Violent Crimes, University of Pittsburgh, City of Pittsburgh Police Department, Mt. Ararat, Future Educators of America, Children's Hospital, Community Empowerment, Greater Valley Community Services, AmeriCorps, and University of Pittsburgh Social Work Interns just to name a few.

    Wilkinsburg Partnership: On October 28, 2015, following months of discussion and opportunities for community feedback, the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Public Schools approved a Letter of Intent regarding the assignment of secondary students in the Wilkinsburg School District to the Pittsburgh Public Schools for the start of the 2016-2017 school year.  Approved by the Wilkinsburg School Board on October 27, 2015, the Letter of Intent creates an educational partnership to meet the needs of Wilkinsburg's students, in grades 7-12, and assigns students to Pittsburgh Westinghouse 6-12. Students in grades 7-12 who reside in Wilkinsburg SD are eligible to enroll with Pittsburgh Public Schools, with Pittsburgh Westinghouse 6-12 being their feeder school. Enroll here!

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    Westinghouse Academy 6-12, located at 1101 North Murtland Street, was built in 1921. The 5 story building a total area of 307,252 square feet.

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  • 6 Dedicated Computer Labs
  • 1 Art Lab
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  • 0 Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • 7 CTE Labs
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