Fox Chapel Area High School

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 6th in Pennsylvania

Fox Chapel Area HS receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Pennsylvania high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.



The Fox Chapel Area High School student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific7.5%106
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races0.6%9


Upper 11% of Pennsylvania high schools

13.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Pennsylvania high school median of 31.3%. By this measure, Fox Chapel Area HS students are largely upper income and rank 62nd in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 18th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
Pennsylvania Median92%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Pennsylvania

Students at Fox Chapel Area High School scored an average 90% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 69% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.1% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
Boys85% to 89%*85% to 89%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*60% to 79%*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
With Disabilites50% to 59%*60% to 69%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 53rd in Pennsylvania

524 out of 720 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (73%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 10% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 22nd in Pennsylvania

Fox Chapel Area HS offers 28 AP courses. 37 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Fox Chapel Area HS had 237 taking AP exams with a 241 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 102% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 37% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 28

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%5
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%5


Fox Chapel Area High School
611 Field Club Rd
Pittsburgh, PA

10 out of 10 1


Fox Chapel Area School District
Pittsburgh, PA

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