Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you'll make as a parent. Families in the Pittsburgh area have a wealth of educational options and our admissions team is dedicated to helping you navigate this exciting process and share what makes Shady Side a unique experience for students. We look forward to meeting and working with your family!
- With small classes and a challenging academic program, we set students far ahead.
- Opportunities abound for students to pursue their artistic and athletic passions and discover new ones.
- 189 acres. Four campuses. One Academy. Each campus is designed to meet the needs of children at a particular life stage.
- Our dedicated teachers are also coaches, advisors and mentors who support and challenge our students every step of the way.
- SSA students are bright and curious and prepared to shine at top colleges.
Let's get started on this journey! There are a number of ways to begin the process, but it starts with a conversation. Complete the inquiry form using the link below or call us at 412-968-3180. We offer a number of ways to visit, from open houses to personal tours to applicant visit days. Explore these links for more information.Inquire
For most families, an independent school education is a significant investment that requires careful financial planning. Shady Side Academy is committed to enrolling a culturally and socioeconomically diverse student body, as we believe this diversity enriches the educational experience for our students. SSA offers a number of financial assistance options, including need-based financial aid and merit-based scholarships and grants. Learn more.