Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades PK-12, with an optional boarding experience in high school. Four schools with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts and athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life.
Shady Side Academy offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, vision benefits, long-term disability, life insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off, tuition remission and summer camps discounts for children, and more. Learn more about benefits.
Diversity & Inclusion
Shady Side Academy is a diverse community of students and adults. We embrace each other's differences and backgrounds, and know that this diversity adds to the richness and depth of our students' overall learning experience. Learn more about diversity and inclusion.
As part of our mission to be a community of lifelong learners, each year more than $250,000 is provided to support ongoing training and inspiration to our faculty and staff in the form of grants, fellowships and other programs. Learn more about professional development.
Discover all that the City of Pittsburgh and the Western Pennsylvania region have to offer: a thriving arts community, beautiful rivers and parks, great professional sports teams, neighborhoods with distinct personalities and much more! Learn more about Pittsburgh.