About Fox Chapel Area
The Fox Chapel Area School District is a nationally recognized, award-winning school district located in a dynamic suburban community about 10 miles northeast of downtown Pittsburgh. The district comprises six municipalities: Aspinwall, Blawnox, Fox Chapel, and Sharpsburg boroughs, and Indiana and O’Hara townships. The district serves an area of about 36 square miles with approximately 30,000 residents. The population represents a wide range of social, economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. The school district provides a comprehensive array of educational opportunities to fulfill the needs of this diverse population and to meet the high expectations of its residents.
Stories about Fox Chapel Area
Which western PA school districts have been named to the League of Innovative Schools?
These local districts were named to the League of Innovative Schools thanks to their focus on impactful, equitable learning.
FC Pride in the Park invites families to connect and celebrate the local LGBTQIA+ community
“Many Pride events are adult-focused, so hosting something kid-friendly for those who are maybe coming out or questioning their sexual identity is really welcoming.”
O’Hara family turns grief into the Positive Painting Project to create messages of hope
Talking is better than keeping it to yourself … It’s OK to not be OK.”
Girls of Steel team creates BuzzBand for children with autism
“I can honestly say a big part of my STEM journey is that it isn’t about being perfect.”
A plea from young people: Don’t lose the lessons of the pandemic
How would today’s students create the schools of tomorrow?
‘Raise Your Voice: The Stories of SHOUT’ promotes diversity and inclusion among Pittsburgh kids
“We all realized how big SHOUT can be, especially with the wild times that are going on right now.”
8 Pittsburgh kids named Broadcom MASTERS in national STEM competition
“These kids are going to grow up and do jobs that don’t exist today.”
Check out these winners in the Carnegie Library Teen Media Awards
The awards highlight the amazing talents of young artists as well as showcase the library’s services to teens.
Kidsburgh Heroes shine during the pandemic, from a RipStik marathon to art commissions
Some of the best leaders to emerge during the global pandemic have been kids.
Students speak up about racism and white privilege in Pittsburgh school districts
“The repeated denigration of my race has revealed to me that at Fox Chapel, I am a second-class citizen at best, and a strange, ugly foreigner at worst.”
8 things to do this week with kids (at home) in Pittsburgh, from spin art to hockey drills
Discover your inner rebel, jump into STEM or make time for music.
What’s new in Pittsburgh school districts this year? Check it out here.
New programming, new initiatives and brand spanking new buildings add up to an exciting school year.