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Lick-Wilmerding High School

A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.

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Head, Heart, Hands

Fostering curiosity and laying the foundations for lifelong learning

Students are given the tools and opportunities to apply critical lenses to the work that needs to be done in our communities, locally and globally. Academic programs prioritize what the learning means in the classroom, but more importantly how it connects to students' lived experiences and lives beyond the classroom.  

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A Passion for Public Purpose

Reflecting the core values at the heart of the LWHS curriculum

By engaging in meaningful service-based collaborations that have lasting effects on organizations and students alike, students hone their skills to meet the needs of community partners, and are further motivated to develop their own projects and organizations to address issues of equity, access, and social justice.

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To Do the Common Thing Uncommonly Well

Depth and nuance across academics and craft.

From Architecture to Tech Arts, the unique founding visions and values drive a focus on complexity in simplicity with a desire for excellence rooted in purpose.

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