Apply to Westinghouse Arts Academy

Applying to Westinghouse Arts Academy is a straightforward process. First, choose one of the eight arts majors you wish to pursue, fill out the application, and submit your audition/portfolio. Upon review of your portfolio, you will have an opportunity to be interviewed by our faculty. Afterwards, you will receive notification of your acceptance.

Tours are available Tuesday – Friday during the school day from 8 AM – 3 PM. Tours after school hours can be accommodated based on your student’s schedule. Head to the link below to visit us at Westinghouse Arts!

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1.  Contact us!

Fill out the Admissions form on this page, and a member of our Admissions team will be in touch shortly.

2.  Schedule a tour

 We encourage all prospective students to come see our beautiful campus and take a guided tour with our admissions team.

3.  Show your stuff

Submit a portfolio or audition online for evaluation and consideration into one of our 8 arts programs.

4.  Interview with faculty

Post-evaluation, our Admissions Team will schedule an interview.  You will meet some teachers from your chosen program.

5.  Decision

Based on your artistic ability, student goals, and your personal commitment to success, we will offer admission or an opportunity to re-evaluate.

6.  Enrollment paperwork

Sign and return your enrollment offer to our Admissions Team. You will then complete our enrollment documents to officially enroll at Westinghouse Arts.

Transportation Information

WAA represents over 40 school districts and all students within a 10-mile radius of our school building will be provided transportation to and from WAA. The method of transportation may be via bus, van, or through Pittsburgh Regional Transport (formerly Port Authority).

We are Westinghouse Arts Academy.

Westinghouse Arts Academy is a tuition-free creative and performing arts high school, for grades 9 through 12. Westinghouse is dedicated to providing comprehensive arts programming for high school students to further develop their artistic skills, while achieving creative and academic excellence through their course study. We achieve these goals through a unique environment that accommodates diverse interests within a set of uniform standards.

Each student’s academic instruction is tailored to the needs, interests, and goals identified by the student and their teachers. Westinghouse Arts Academy also encourages the importance of individuality, excellence, self-responsibility, as well as problem solving, and divergent and autonomous thinking.

Admissions Form

Welcome to your first step! To start the enrollment process at Westinghouse Arts Academy, fill out the form below. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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