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

Scholarship Opportunities

American Legion Essay Contest

Students’ essays should answer the question, “Why is the 1st Amendment so important?” Students must submit their essays to a local American Legion Post.

Submissions are due before January 9, 2024.

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 February 29, 2024.

Help Support the FTO Food Locker

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.

Use the link below 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!

Graduation Packages

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 does increase.  This is the best time to order.

Daily Announcements

Check out daily announcements for the latest updates at Westinghouse Arts Academy.





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