Student Life

“I am now ready to embrace the future every step of the way, thanks to Westinghouse Arts Academy.”

– Eden, Alumni

Westinghouse Arts Academy is a public charter school for grades 9 through 12, located in Wilmerding, PA. The school community provides a comprehensive arts program for students to develop their artistic skills and achieve higher academic goals through the arts. 
Westinghouse Arts Academy provides a rigorous, comprehensive arts and academic learning environment where students can develop into knowledgeable, skilled practitioners in 1 of our 9 programs: culinary arts, dance, digital arts, instrumental, literary arts, musical theatre, studio arts, theatre arts, and vocal music

Spring Musical 2024 | Chicago: Teen Edition

In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap… until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal.

Select a tab below to view school information on events, fundraisers & more!

At Josten’s, you can order caps & gowns, class jewelry, yearbooks, and additional graduation gear! 

The total price of the cap and gown unit online is $37.15. Parents also have the option of breaking down their payment into 3, 4, or 12 equal payments by using JostenPay payment system to help alleviate the cost of graduation gear. JostensPay12 is only available with the purchase of class jewelry.

As the year progresses, the cost of items increases.

The Family & Teacher Organization Foodlocker provides students with a Grab-and-Go meal, snack or beverage to sustain them during afterschool activities and rehearsals.   Please help us continue providing for our students, by donating supplies.

Click here to access an Amazon Wish List of desired items and have your order shipped directly to the school – FTO will take care of the rest!

Click here for quicker access to our eSchool’s Student Portal.

Click the link below to view upcoming State testing dates for the PSATs, Keystones, and AP Testing.


Click below to view our current draft of next year’s school calendar. 

As this is a draft, dates and times are likely to change. The School Board will discuss and approve this calendar at the next Board meeting in March. 

TENTATIVE DRAFT – 2024-2025-School Calendar

Bob Williams Memorial Rotary Scholarship Program

The Bob Williams Memorial Rotary Scholarship Program will award scholarships, up to $5,000 for an academic year, to candidates chosen by the Williams Scholarship Committee. The scholarship will be paid to the educational institution of the student’s choice.

Submission is due Thursday, February 29, 2024.

Jeff Koppel Memorial Head Start Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Head Start Association invites eligible students from all Pennsylvania high schools to apply for the Jeff Koppel Memorial Head Start Scholarship Award. These awards will be given to two former Head Start students with outstanding high school records who will enroll in post-secondary education.

The application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

February Community Newsletter

See our monthly newsletter for the latest on events and student spotlights at Westinghouse Arts Academy. Delve into the heart of our academy’s thriving culture, where each edition is a testament to the passion and innovation that define our students.

Monthly Newsletter



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Westinghouse Arts Academy
320 Marguerite Ave
Wilmerding, PA 15148

412-646-1718 (Main Office)
412-646-5424 (Box Office)
412-646-5418 (Admissions)

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