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!

This survey serves to provide us with parent/family feedback that will be used to improve our existing Title I program. Title I programs are designed to help children meet the state content and performance standards in reading, language arts, and mathematics.   The feedback collected in this survey will also help us to improve collaboration between the school and  families for the  2024-2025 school year.  Please complete by April 30, 2024. Thank you for taking the time to participate!

Title I Parent and Engagement Survey (

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.

2024-2025-School Calendar

Waterfront Learning supports the varied online learning needs of
each student through highly qualified content teachers, advising services, on-demand live tutoring, and virtual office hours to connect with teachers one-on-one. Our platform provides students with 24/7 access to engaging self-paced lessons and gives parents the option to view their scholar’s attendance and course progress. Our students’ home districts award course credit based on student performance reports from Waterfront Learning.


AIU Summer 2024 Courses

The Annual Title I Meeting will be held on 4/8/2024. Please see the agenda below. 

WAA Annual Title I Parent Meeting – 4_8_24

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.


Medal of Honor Scholarship

Scholarships will be given in the amount of $1,000 as a one-time award for use towards the awardee’s tuition or academic supplies in any accredited university, college, community college, or trade school.

The application must be submitted by May 3, 2024. 

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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