List of 5 news stories.

  • Jaydon Kurian Wins Middle School Spelling Bee

    Grade 6 student Jaydon Kurian will advance to the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee after winning Sewickley Academy’s Middle School Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 7.
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  • Senior Named Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program

    Senior Aydin Turkay has been named a finalist in the 2019 Competition for National Merit Scholarships.
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  • Senior Alina Mattson Reflects on her Second Trip to Haiti

    I had an opportunity to travel to Haiti with an organization called 
    Work my junior year at Sewickley Academy. What struck me about this organization was their integration into the communities and their promise to make families self-sufficient instead of offering outside solutions that would fix their problems short term. They do this by making sure both parents are in stable jobs and their children are placed in school. While in Haiti, we got to see first hand how Work functions and what they strive to achieve.
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  • Senior Selected as Candidate in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

    Senior Aydin Turkay has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year.
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  • In Memoriam: Joyce Ferris, Former Head of Senior School

    Joyce Ferris, Ph.D., Head of Sewickley Academy’s Senior School from 1992 until 2004, passed away on December 30, 2018, from complications during hip surgery resulting from a recent fall.
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Our Graduates Are Going Places!

The Class of 2018 is attending an impressive and diverse list of colleges and universities!

Sewickley Academy's Class of 2018 is truly a group of remarkable young adults!

Check out some of the exciting statistics below:
  • 91% of the Class of 2018 was admitted to a Top Choice college. (Top Choice = listed as “First Choice” or “High Level of Interest” by the student)
  • The SAT average for the Classes of 2015 - 2018 is 1283. This is 233 points above the national SAT average!
  • The ACT average for the Class of 2018 is 28 versus a national average of 20.9.
  • The members of this class served a total of 6,470 hours of community service during their time at SA.
  • 9% of the class was recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
  • 26% of the class was admitted to a college or university with an acceptance rate lower than 25%
  • 46% of the class was admitted to a college or university with an acceptance rate lower than 30%
  • 14% of the class will graduate with a Global Studies Certificate.
Take a closer look at our graduates and where they're headed next.

Below is the list of the colleges and universities to which our 58 graduates will matriculate this fall.

The University of Alabama (2)
Allegheny College
Boston University
Bucknell University (2)
Butler University
University of California, Santa Barbara (2)
University of California, Irvine
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
University of Chicago
Colorado College
Cornell University
University of Dayton (2)
University of Denver
Duke University
Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
Elon University (5)
Emory University
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Franklin & Marshall University
The George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamilton College
High Point University (3)
Howard University
John Carroll University
Kenyon College
University of Michigan
Northeastern University (2)
University of Notre Dame (2)
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh (2)
Princeton University
University of Rochester
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tulane University
University of Tulsa
Union College, New York
University of Vermont
Villanova University
Washington and Jefferson College
Washington University in St. Louis (2)



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