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Dalgaard Named National Merit Commended Student

Congratulations to senior Connor Dalgaard for being named a National Merit Commended Student in recognition of his outstanding academic promise.  Only 34,000 students nationwide receive this recognition out of 1.4 millions students who took the PSAT as juniors.

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WA Named Outstanding Visual Arts Community

Congratulations to our very talented visual arts department for being recognized by the Pennsylvania Arts Education Association as a 2021 Outstanding Visual Arts Community - for the third year in a row!!  West Allegheny is the only school district in Allegheny County to receive this distinction.
Districts receiving this endorsement demonstrate the importance of their visual arts programs with: Rigorous and Inclusive Programs and Highly Accessible and Visible Program.  Kudos to art teachers Brittney Counihan, Sharon Harn, Claire March, Mike Short and Leah Shuck.

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Day of Caring Supports Neighbors in Need

West Allegheny staff, administrators and board members came together on August 21 to visit homes collecting items for the West Allegheny Food Pantry.  The District's 3rd Annual Day of Caring provided support for neighbors in need through the generous donations of our West Allegheny families.  Thank you!

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Free Meal Service Extended

Free Meal Service for all students has been extended through June of 2022. Students are invited to enjoy healthy breakfast and/or lunch meals while at school.

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By The Numbers
Premiere Early College In High School Academies Offering Over 165 College Eligible Credits
Advanced Placement Courses Offered – Featuring Distinguished Capstone Diploma Program
of AP Exam Fees Underwritten by West Allegheny School District
Ranked in Top 40%
of Schools in the Nation to Earn U.S. News and World Report Best High School 2019
Student Pass Rate on Career and Industry Certifications with 100 Students Enrolled in Career and Technical Education Programs in Grades 9-12
1 of Only 37
Middle Schools to Earn Don Eichhorn Schools to Watch Designation of 572 in Pennsylvania
of Students K-12 have Access to Creativity, Innovation and Design Programming
1 of Only 623
Districts in the Nation to receive Best Communities for Music Education designation from NAMM
1 of Only 2
School Districts in Allegheny County to Earn PAEA's Outstanding Visual Arts Communities 2019
Tax Increases for 11 Consecutive Years – 7th Lowest Millage Rate in Allegheny County
Student to Teacher Ratio with an Average K-5 Class Size of 22
Points Earned (Perfect Score) on Marine JROTC Inspection
95 Varsity Section Titles

23 WPIAL Titles

3 State Titles