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 8 programs: Dance, Digital Arts, Instrumental, Literary Arts, Musical Theatre, Studio Arts, Theatre Arts, and Vocal Music. 

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

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

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.


2024-2025 Program of Studies

Our Program of Studies provides a comprehensive view of the required courses and electives our students can take during their time at Westinghouse Arts. Please click on the button below to view our curriculum offerings for the 2024-2025 school year.



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