Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 is a comprehensive 6-12 neighborhood school located in Pittsburgh’s Homewood community that offers a variety of courses to meet the needs, abilities, and interests of its approximately 500 students. Westinghouse is proud of its rich history in the City of Pittsburgh. The purpose and commitment of Westinghouse Academy 6-12 is to provide a quality educational program for all of our students. Westinghouse not only is fully committed to the advancement of the students academically, but we are fully aware of the need to provide our students with relevant and comprehensive social development. Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 currently offers five Career and Technical Education comprehensive programs. All of the Career and Technical Education programs are fully accredited with Pennsylvania State and licensure/certification. Students who participate in these programs receive industry recognized training, professional development, internships, community service, field placements and job placement opportunities.
Currently Pittsburgh Westinghouse has the following varsity sports teams: Football, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Boys Volleyball, Girls Volleyball, Co-ed Cross country, Boys Tennis, Boys Soccer, Co-ed Wrestling, Girls Softball, Boys Baseball, Boys Track, and Girls Track. Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 currently collaborates with over 45 colleges, universities, community organizations, agencies, churches, and hospitals. The partnerships currently provide mentoring, community services, workforce development opportunities, tutoring, college preparatory classes, and certification/licensures. Partnerships are currently established with the following agencies: Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, Heinz, NEED, CORO, Homewood Children’s Village, Addison Behavioral Care, UPMC PHAT program, YMCA, YWCA, East End Cooperative Ministries, Wesley Spectrum, Family Links, Centers for Victims of Violent Crimes, University of Pittsburgh, City of Pittsburgh Police Department, Mt. Ararat, Future Educators of America, Children’s Hospital, Community Empowerment, Greater Valley Community Services, AmeriCorps, and University of Pittsburgh Social Work Interns just to name a few.