Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy
The mission of the Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy, a regional public magnet school, is to provide a dynamic, rigorous college-preparatory education in a diversified, student-centered urban environment. Our school is committed to developing life-long learners and responsible citizens in a global society.
Programs and Services
Collegiate Academy is a College Preparatory High School within Erie’s Public School system. We are a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. The U.S. Department of Education grants this award to schools deemed exemplary because of high student performance. We have been consistently ranked in the top 5% best performing High Schools in Pennsylvania by Newsweek, The Washington Post, and the U.S. News & World Report, which also awarded us a gold medal. We offer the largest number of Advanced Placement Courses offerings, taught by College Board certified teachers. Our graduating classes have consistently been provided with more than $17 million in merit-based aid from various schools across the nation and internationally.