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HS earns blue ribbon award

WAHS Earns Coveted National Blue Ribbon School Award for 2023

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized West Allegheny High School as a coveted National Blue Ribbon School awardee for 2023 for the school’s overall academic performance.  With its 40th cohort, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has bestowed approximately 10,000 awards to more than 9,700 schools. The National Blue Ribbon School Award affirms and validates the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in striving for – and attaining – exemplary achievement. National Blue Ribbon Schools represent the full diversity of American schools and serve students of every background.

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By The Numbers
Premiere Early College In High School Academies Offering Over 807 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 17%
of Schools in the Nation to Earn U.S. News and World Report Best High School 2022
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 2021-2022
Tax Increases for 14 Consecutive Years – 3rd 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
155 Varsity Section Titles

29 WPIAL Titles

3 State Titles
Lighthouse Distinction