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North Fayette Township and The West Allegheny School District

Moving to North Fayette Township has a lot to offer in a school district.  The West Allegheny School District is comprised of Findlay, North Fayette and Oakdale.  Located just 15 miles outside of Pittsburgh and 6 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport, the district is convenient to numerous attractions, employers and commerce.

It’s also the largest district geographically of the 42 school systems in Allegheny County with 58 square miles.  Featuring elementary, middle and high schools with greater than 95% graduation rates, the district excels in academic success.

The district has taken an untraditional route in additionally offering its own cyber school.  The West Allegheny Virtual Academy provides online courses, giving students the opportunity to complete their academics at home while still participating in district extracurricular activities.  Courses such as Mandarin Chinese, which might not have enough enrolment for a face-to-face course, are also provided online.  An online management system, Edline, is provided to parents and students as a resource for better communication with teachers and monitoring of student progress.

Special education and meeting the unique needs of students is something the district makes a priority.  Two school psychologists are on staff and technology is utilized to customize learning for individual students.  Character education is additionally taught to all students in order to instill core values of acceptance and respect.

Health and fitness are promoted throughout a Wellness Committee as well as nutritional meals.  Athletics plays an important physical and social role, particularly at the high school, which actively supports their sports teams.

The West Allegheny School District would be the perfect fit for any family.