At Sewickley Academy our education starts
at Pre-K and continues through the end of
We start classes around 8:30
and leave at 3:10 everyday. Most classes are an hour and
a half long but, we also have 1 one-hour class per day. We
have 4 breaks throughout the day. One starts after our first
period class, which starts a 9:45 and goes to 10:05. Then
we have another break starting at 11:20 and going to
11:30. Finally, we have our lunch break, which starts at
12:30 and goes to 1:50.
We have pre- algebra through pre-calculus. People in our
grade take English 9, human geography, biology or honors
biology, and a foreign language (French, English, Latin,
Spanish, Italian or Mandarin). Then we have optional
subjects like art.
We have 8 classes that meet every other day. There are
four classes a day.
In our school, a 92 % and above is an A/A- and
an 83% and above is a B/B-. We usually take
exams at the end of each trimester, but some
classes require you to take a midterm and others
require you to take a test at the end of the year.
We have breaks around every major holiday.
Sewickley Academy is a small independent school
founded in 1838 near Pittsburgh, PA.
The school is split into a several main buildings for
different grades. There are two cafeterias and an
We do not have a uniform but we do have a dress code.
We are not allowed to wear jeans or clothes with big
Our community has about 48
teachers. Each grade has
about 65-70 kids. We have
many sports and even a
debate team, as well as many
People from all over the
Pittsburgh area attend our