Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600
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News & Headlines

Kerr to Reopen September 24

We are happy to report that the air quality at Kerr Elementary is safe for our students and staff to return to school Monday, September 24. The crews have been working throughout the weekend to ensure that the school is ready to open. We hope that you have found the videos on the district’s...

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District Ranked #1 by Pittsburgh Magazine!

The Fox Chapel Area School District is honored and proud to be ranked as the best school district in Pittsburgh's suburbs in Pittsburgh Magazine. Check it out! https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/October-2018/Ranking-Pittsburghs-Suburbs-Which-has-the-Best-Schools/ The suburbs’ schools...

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Fox Chapel Area Homecoming 2018

The Fox Chapel Area High School 2018 Homecoming Football Game will be played Friday, September 28, 2018. The Fox Chapel Area High School Foxes will play the Upper Saint Clair High School Panthers at 7 p.m. at the Fox Chapel Area High School Stadium (the James M. Burk Athletic Facility). The high...

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FCASD Hiring Cafeteria Workers

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National Merit Semifinalists/Commended Students

Eleven Fox Chapel Area High School seniors have been designated as National Merit Semifinalists and 15 have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The Semifinalists from Fox Chapel Area High...

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Feature Stories

Kerr Environmental Issue

Below is a letter from the environmental company deeming Kerr Elementary School safe for occupation. (NEW!)

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If you have trouble viewing the letter, it is also available by clicking below. (NEW!)

Click the link below to see a video message about the return of the Kerr students from Superintendent, Dr. Gene Freeman.


Click the link below to see the letter about Kerr Elementary School Reopening September 24.

Click the link below to watch a video update on the work at Kerr Elementary School from the director of ancillary services. 


Click the link below to watch a video update from September 21 from Dr. Noro and two district administrators.


Click the link below to watch a video update featuring some of our School Board members. 


Click the link below for a video update from Principal Dr. Paul Noro.


Click the link below to watch a video message from the district's director of ancillary services.


Click below to read the letters that have been sent regarding the mold issue at Kerr Elementary School.

September 21

September 19 (Letter 2)

September 19 (Letter 1)

 September 17

September 16

September 13

School Safety

The school district will host a meeting on school safety on September 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the LGI room at the high school.

Click below to read the story on school safety from the district's summer 2018 magazine.

Start Times for Students

As residents may be aware, the school district was asked to explore later start times for high school students.

Click below to download the presentation that district administrators made to School Board members as part of the Committee of the Whole meeting September 10, 2018.

Please click below to watch the School Board Committee of the Whole Meeting and the School Board meeting from September 10, 2018.


Click below to see an email blast pertaining to start times that was sent to all parents/guardians on September 5. 

The high school PTO shared some facts regarding healthy sleep for adolescents at its meeting on September 5. Click below to see these shared facts.

Below you will find the results of a study that was conducted in the spring of 2018 by an independent party related to the impact that a later start time would have on district busing.