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

Extensive Measures to Ensure Student Growth

The Fox Chapel Area School District recognizes the importance of Public Source’s recent article on racial achievement gaps in schools. The racial achievement gap at Dorseyville Middle School reported in this article was not a surprise to us. These types of gaps are why the district proposed...

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District Wins Awards in State Communications Contest

The Fox Chapel Area School District recently won state awards in the 2018 Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) Excellence in Education Communications Contest. The district received Awards of Honor for the spring 2018 and winter 2018 IN Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine....

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Elementary Students Chosen for String Festival

Five Fox Chapel Area School District elementary students were recently selected to perform at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 1 Elementary String Festival. The participating Fox Chapel Area students were Fairview Elementary School fifth graders Xing Carlough and Simon...

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Student Named Winner in Young Artists Auditions

Fox Chapel Area High School junior J. Oliver Choo was recently selected as one of the winners of the 2019 Young Artists Auditions sponsored by the Pittsburgh Concert Society. J. Oliver was the pianist in a violin/piano duo coached by Marina Lupinacci of the Steinway Society of Western...

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Students Among Best at State Forensic Tournament

Six Fox Chapel Area High School students recently placed at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) State Championship Tournament. The team of junior Rajeev Godse and sophomore Jackson Romero finished as semifinalists in Policy Debate, placing them in the top four in the state. The team...

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Feature Stories

Summer STEAM Camps

The Fox Chapel Area School District will once again be offering its STEAM Summer Camps for rising first through ninth graders the week of June 17-21. These innovative and engaging camps incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics.

Click below to view a flyer with more information. Registration opens via Eventbrite on Tuesday, March 19th at 10 a.m. with limited capacity. Visit the registration link below with more details about this year’s camp sessions. We hope to see you there!


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Download the flyer by clicking here:

District Staffing

Click below to view a presentation on district staffing given at the March 11, 2019, School Board regular business meeting.

Ability Awareness & Special Education

District staff members recently made a presentation to District Forum on Ability Awareness and Special Education in the FCASD. Click below to view the presentation.

Page 6 of the presentation is a video. Click here to watch.

2018-2019 Returning Student Form Completion

Update/confirm your contact information by clicking here!

Kindergarten Registration

Registration for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2019 is scheduled in the Fox Chapel Area for February. All registration forms will be filled out online. Parents can go to http://register.fcasd.edu to begin the registration process.

Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment Has Begun

Enrollment has begun for the district's new Pre-Kindergarten program that will start in the 2019-2020 school year! Click here to learn more.

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.