Our buddy program puts the younger students together with the older students for activities and engagement such as reading
Our beautiful chapel is a welcome gathering place for weekly mass where families of many faiths celebrate
Middle School students study earth science, life science, dissection, chemistry and Physics. The program meets NEXT Gen standards and prepares students for honors classes. PJAS and PRSEF are also offered.
We have a strong focus on math and actively encourage our parents to come in and participate in the hands on learning during PI day!
- A Private, Independent, Catholic, Pre-K-8 School, welcoming children of all faiths, located on a 40 acre campus in the North Hills. Rigorous academics combine the traditional and innovative with both handwriting instruction and a STEM lab. Excellent high school preparation in all disciplines, especially science and math with classes in robotics, computer technology and the arts. Over 90 years of success and a long history of excellence with students consistently acheiving academic scholarships in high school.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||31 teachers|
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$8,200|
|Tuition Notes||Prek $6950. Discounts available for La Roche college employees|
|Admissions Director||Claire Hartman|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Soccer,
Swimming, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||33 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||AV Club, Adventure Club, Alpha Choir, Altar Services, Beginner Drum Lessons, Book Clubs, Brownies, Chess Club, Creativity Though Cooking, Cross Country, Ecoexplorers, FLL Robotics, Fall/Spring Soccer, Forensics, Girls Volleyball, Girls/Boys Basketball, Guitar Lessons, Intramurals Grades K-8, Jump Rope Club, Katie's Clay Studio, Martial Arts, Math Club, Musical Theatre, PA Junior Academy of Science, Piano, Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Robotics Club, STEM Club, School Band, Service Club, Student Council, Tennis Lessons, Yearbook Club AV Club, Adventure Club, Alpha Choir, Altar Services, Book Clubs, Brownies, Chess Club, Cross Country, Ecoexplorers, FLL Robotics, Forensics, Guitar Lessons, Jump Rope Club, Martial Arts, Math Club, Piano, Robotics Club, STEM Club, School Band, Service Club, Tennis Lessons, Yearbook Club, Beginner Drum Lessons,
Creativity Though Cooking,
Intramurals Grades K-8,
Katie's Clay Studio,
PA Junior Academy of Science,
Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair,
- Rigorous academic program with hands on, experiential approach developing the whole child. Traditional and innovative approach and techniques with 15:1 ratio. Specials include spanish, STEM lab, Computer Tech, library, art, music, swim, even at the Pre-K level. Focus on writing, math, science with 8th grade engaging in chemistry and Physics. Extensive after school programs, several competitve sports options. We even have a private chapel for weekly mass where all faiths are welcome.
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Allison ParkGrades: NS-K | 103 students
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We have been Alpha parents for 7 years and have been delighted with the school. Academically, it is first-rate. Our children are taught how to think creatively, reason, and solve problems, not just how to take tests. The curriculum is challenging and varied, with programs in Chinese, Spanish, Robotics, swim, and more. STEM from Kindergarten (including, e.g., a dedicated K-3 science teacher with lab). Small class sizes and wonderful faculty create a nurturing and caring environment, within individual attention. The school celebrates its Catholicism while also welcoming those of all faiths and embracing a diversity of ideas. Our children love going to school.
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