FACILITIES

The school is located in Avalon borough, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Avalon is a quaint older community with a lot of history behind it. Housing opportunities are nearby and many sports and cultural activities are within an easy drive.

The school building consists of a stand-alone structure and is approximately 10,500 square feet. It much larger than it appears from the front and this picture since it has an upper and lower level. The building houses:

Upper Level

  1. Large workshop consisting of workbenches and vises for each student
  2. Machine shop with more than a dozen lathes and several milling machines
  3. Ancillary rooms for bluing, parkerizing, hot rusting, welding, buffing, and polishing, media blasting
  4. Large group instruction classroom housing learning devices such as black/whiteboards, projectors, Videography
  5. A school store for tools and material available for purchase
  6. A well-equipped tool room full of specialty tools available for student use
  7. Library Resource Center
  8. Student use desktop computer and printer
  9. Administrative, Admissions, Financial Aid offices

Lower Level

  1. Large workshop consisting of workbenches and vises for each student
  2. Woodworking shop with lathes, mills, drill presses, heat treat oven
  3. Alternative finishes spray booth and curing ovens
  4. Ancillary rooms for sanding, grinding and with a jointer, a table saw and vertical saws
  5. Large group instruction classroom
  6. Student use desktop computer and printer