Nestled in the heart of Squirrel Hill, Colfax Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA) offers a unique experience to students by providing an extended school day and school year program.
Colfax ALA is committed and devoted to meeting the individual needs of all students. As an ALA, Colfax will use the America’s Choice design model as a structure to implement all District initiatives.
Highly qualified teachers engage students in a rigorous and creative curriculum. Spanish instruction is provided by certified world language teachers and students explore the history, geography and other cultural aspects of all 23 Spanish speaking nations.
Programs include English as a Second Language, Waterford Early Reading Program (K-2), Title I Schoolwide Project, Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS), Learning Support, Instructional Support Team, wilderness program, piano lab, world drumming, Kiwanis Club and Student Council.
The extended day program includes interscholastic athletics (grades 6-8), chess, library, piano, computer, art, drama, Spanish and garden clubs. Reading and math powerhour, 24 Math Challenge and 4th and 5th grade intramurals are also offered.
The office is open weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
On-street parking is available.