September 18th 2017


High School Students Named National Merit Semifinalists/Commended Students

Three Fox Chapel Area High School seniors have been designated as National Merit Semifinalists and 13 have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

September 25th 2017


High School Student Named Finalist in National STEM Competition

Fox Chapel Area High School freshman Sanjay Seshan has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier and most prestigious STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) competition for middle school students.

Average SAT Scores

Class of 2017 – Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 611 and Math: 606

Class of 2016 – Critical Reading: 563, Math: 572, and Writing: 557

Class of 2015 – Critical Reading: 562, Math: 574, and Writing: 561

Class of 2014 – Critical Reading: 568, Math: 583, and Writing: 569                                                                              

Class of 2013 – Critical Reading: 567, Math: 578, and Writing: 561

Class of 2012 – Critical Reading: 554, Math: 573, and Writing: 549

Class of 2011 – Critical Reading: 567, Math: 577, and Writing: 563

Class of 2010 – Critical Reading: 565, Math: 581, and Writing: 562

Class of 2009 – Critical Reading: 563, Math: 568, and Writing: 562

Class of 2008 – Critical Reading: 561, Math: 581, and Writing: 560

A total of 240 members (72 percent) of the 332 students in the Class of 2017 took the SAT during their junior or senior year.

The national average scores for all 2017 graduates taking the test were 538 in evidence-based reading & writing, and 533 in math.

District's Schools


O'Hara Elementary School
115 Cabin Lane / Pittsburgh, PA 15238  412.963.0333


Fairview Elementary School
738 Dorseyville Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238  412.963.9315

Kerr Elementary School
341 Kittanning Pike / Pittsburgh, PA 15215 / 412.781.4105

Hartwood Elementary School
3730 Saxonburg Boulevard / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.767.5396

Dorseyville Middle School
3732 Saxonburg Blvd. / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 412.767.5343


Fox Chapel Area High School
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.967.2430