North Allegheny Senior High School in McCandless Township, PA - Niche

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North Allegheny Senior High School is a public school in McCandless Township, Pennsylvania. It has 1,299 students in grades 11-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 546 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

10375 Perry Hwy
Wexford, PA 15090
(724) 934-7200

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 546 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: I know that there were a variety of foods to pick from everyday. But, since I packed my lunch I would not know as much as other students who bought their food.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Not known for drugs and alcohol use. Very intense bullying program.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Food: Large variety of foods everyday, very nice people working in the cafeteria
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: While no one wants to get in trouble, NA keeps their eyes out and treats people fairly and gives punishment for what they deserve.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Very school spirited, everyone loves the teams and would never support anyone else. Also all the equipment and fields are very up to date.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
St. Alexis Elementary School Private, Religious
4.00 Wexford Elementary School Public
St. Alphonsus School Private, Religious
4.33 Ingomar Elementary School Public
Eden Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.33 Ingomar Middle School Public
Bellwood Preschool & Kindergarten Private
North Allegheny Intermediate High School Public
4.33 Carson Middle School Public
4.33 McKnight Elementary School Public
KinderCare Learning Center Private
4.33 Bradford Woods Elementary School Public
4.33 Franklin Elementary School Public
Providence Heights Alpha School Private, Religious
UPMC Passavant Children's House II Private
4.33 Marshall Elementary School Public
4.33 Marshall Middle School Public
3.00 Vincentian Academy Private, Religious
4.33 Peebles Elementary School Public
4.33 Hosack Elementary School Public
4.00 Pine-Richland Middle School Public
4.00 McIntyre Elementary School Public
4.00 Avonworth Elementary School Public
4.00 Pine-Richland High School Public
3.66 Avonworth Middle School Public
3.66 Avonworth High School Public
KinderCare Learning Center Private
St. Kilian Parish School Private, Religious
3.66 Highcliff Elementary School Public
3.66 Aquinas Academy Private, Religious
4.00 North Hills Junior High School Public
4.00 North Hills Senior High School Public
4.33 Wyland Elementary School Public
St. Sebastian School Private, Religious
4.00 West View Elementary School Public
St. Athanasius Elementary School Private, Religious
2.66 Eden Christian Academy Private, Religious
Western Pennsylvania Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Ross Elementary School Public
3.00 Shaler Area Elementary School Public
3.00 Rogers Primary School Public
Royal Oak Nursery School & Kindergarten Private
Mount Nazareth Learning Center Private, Religious
KinderCare Learning Center Private
St. Ursula School Private, Religious
Vision Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Eden Hall Upper Elementary School Public
2.66 Northgate Middle/High School Public
4.00 Richland Elementary School Public
2.33 Edgewood Elementary School Public
North Pittsburgh Children's House Private, Montessori
3.00 Avalon Elementary School Public
Holy Family Institute - Pittsburgh Private, Religious, Special Education
4.33 Hampton Middle School Public
4.00 Hance Elementary School Public
Garden Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Rowan Elementary School Public
St. Bonaventure Parish School Private, Religious
4.00 Mars Area Elementary School Public
Mars Area Primary Center Public
3.00 Bellevue Elementary School Public
4.33 Hampton High School Public
4.33 Poff Elementary School Public
Glen Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.66 Mars Area Senior High School Public
2.66 Jeffery Primary School Public
3.00 Shaler Area Middle School Public
4.00 Haine Elementary School Public
4.00 Haine Middle School Public
2.66 Shaler Area High School Public
4.00 Mars Area Middle School Public
St. Cyril of Alexandria School Private, Religious
1.66 Sto-Rox Elementary School Public
2.00 Perry Traditional Academy High School Public, Magnet
2.66 Burchfield Primary School Public
North Hills Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Marzolf Primary School Public
4.00 Mars Area Centennial School Public
2.33 Morrow Elementary School Public
St. Mary Elementary School Private, Religious
2.00 Sto-Rox Middle School Public
4.33 Central Elementary School Public
Winchester Thurston School - North Hills Private
St. John of God Elementary School Private, Religious
David E. Williams Lower Middle School Public
David E. Williams Upper Middle School Public
Montessori Center Academy Private, Montessori
St. Malachy School Private, Religious
2.00 Sto-Rox High School Public
3.33 Mount Alvernia High School Private, Religious, All-Girls
4.33 Osborne Elementary School Public
St. Joseph School Private, Religious
Holy Spirit Catholic School Private, Religious
4.33 Quaker Valley Middle School Public
2.33 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School Private, Religious
2.66 Reserve Primary School Public
2.66 Cornell Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
North Allegheny Intermediate High School 3 mi. 1,351
4.33 Carson Middle School 3 mi. 699
4.33 McKnight Elementary School 3 mi. 813
4.33 Marshall Elementary School 3 mi. 711
4.00 Pine-Richland Middle School 4 mi. 725

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

North Allegheny Senior High School United States Carson Middle School Marshall Elementary School McKnight Elementary School North Allegheny Intermediate High School Pine-Richland Middle School
White 89.0% 51.6% 86.0% 86.0% 87.0% 87.0% 94.0%
Asian 8.0% 4.7% 9.0% 11.0% 9.0% 9.0% 3.0%
African American 1.0% 15.2% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 24.5% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 11 49.8%
Grade 12 50.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 88% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 22% Course variety
  • 21% Sports
  • 16% Extracurricular variety
  • 13% College prep
  • 10% Music Program
  • 9% Difficulty
  • 4% Competition
  • 3% Musical
  • 3% Prep for college

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 36% Crazy competition
  • 29% Heating System
  • 11% Not enough windows
  • 7% I have nothing bad to say.
  • 7% The non-top achievers get a feeling of failure
  • 4% Too many teacher parking spots in main lot
  • 4% It is too restrictive in areas that shouldn't be
  • 2% People poop everywhere

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 39 responses

  • 67% It's rated highly both academically & athletically
  • 23% High academic achievement.
  • 10% High athletic achievement

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 36% White and Asian upper middle class.
  • 18% Very Big High School
  • 15% All of the above
  • 15% Hardworking Students
  • 13% Very big, mostly white and asian, super tough
  • 3% Upper Middle Class

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 41% All of the above
  • 38% A lot of competition, take hard courses, stand out
  • 19% Work.
  • 3% You have to give sufficent effort to do well

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 26% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.