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

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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District's New Safety and Security Coordinator

Meet Officer Joe Kozarian, Fox Chapel Area School District’s new safety and security coordinator. Officer Kozarian brings 15 years of law enforcement experience to Fox Chapel Area. He comes from the Brentwood Borough School District, where he serves as director of security and facilities. As part...

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PowerSchool & School Messenger Parent/Guardian Notifications

PowerSchool & SchoolMessenger Parent/Guardian Notifications There are two types of notifications available to parents through PowerSchool.  •Notifications regarding your child’s grade and attendance summary are located in the “Email Notification” tab/link. In this tab/link, parents/guardians can...

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September 11 Commemoration

In honor of the anniversary of September 11, 2001, the Fox Chapel Area School District would like to acknowledge those who lost their lives as a result of this tragic event. On this anniversary, it is also important that we remember and thank our first responders for everything they give to our...

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DMS Students & Staff to Commemorate September 11

Dorseyville Middle School students and staff in the Fox Chapel Area School District will be participating in two annual events to commemorate September 11 in a special way. During the school day, the teachers will be keeping an American flag moving around the DMS track during school hours (7:30...

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Feature Stories

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. (NEW!)

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


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.

DMS Potential Schedule Change Survey

Many thanks to The Hill Group, which worked with parents to create a survey of opinion as the administration moves forward on potential future changes to the Dorseyville Middle School schedule. Parents received a link to the survey via email and the survey deadline was August 8. In an effort to solicit parental opinion on the possible changes, the district engaged The Hill Group to create the survey, and we look forward to receiving their report.

School Safety

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


The district held a meeting on school safety April 16. Click HERE to watch the video from the meeting.

Keystone Collections Group Information

Keystone Collections Group has a phone line dedicated exclusively to taxpayer inquiries during the tax filing season. The number is 1-866-539-1100.

Click on the link below for a flyer that will assist residents in contacting Keystone.
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