Slippery Rock Area High School


Welcome to Slippery Rock Area High School


Welcome to Slippery Rock Area High School. Located in Butler County, roughly 50 miles north of Pittsburgh, the High School serves approximately 650 students in grades 9-12. Our high school experience offers students a wide variety of educational experiences, from robust academics including over 20 AP and Honors courses, to highly competitive athletics and state recognized fine arts programs. 

Voted among America’s Best High Schools in 2017 and 2018, the District’s mission to cultivate knowledge and encourage independence is reinforced daily by our talented and dedicated faculty.  Our experienced classroom teachers, guidance counselors, and support staff consistently provide an excellent learning environment for our students, while assisting them in realizing their academic, career, and social/emotional goals.


Go Rockets!


9th Grade College and Career Field Trips
We are planning to take all of our 9th graders to four different locations throughout the year in order to help them explore future career paths.  The destinations include: 
  • Carpenter's Training Center
  • UPMC Lemieux Center
  • Steamfitters Technology Center
  • Slippery Rock University
In order to attend, students must return the permission slip below.