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At Falk School we believe that skills acquired during physical activities and athletic programs are equally important to the skills and content gained from our academic programs. Additionally, we want our children to explore and engage in physical activities that become meaningful in their lives. Our programs encourage teamwork, cooperation, commitment, sportsperson-ship, doing one's best, making friends and having fun. Participation on a team is open but optional to any student entering Middle School in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. 

Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Falk Sports.


What sports are offered at Falk School?
  • Soccer
    • One Co-Ed Team
  • Cross Country
    • One Boys' Team
    • One Girls' Team
  • Basketball
    • Two Girls' Teams
    • Three Boys' Teams
  • Baseball (co-op with Community Day School)
  • Tennis
    • One Boys' Team
    • One Girls' Team
Is there a cost involved in participating in a sport?

There is no fee associated with participating in a sport. However, students do purchase and keep their sports uniforms.

When are the sports played?
  • Soccer - Fall (September-October)
  • Cross Country - Fall (September-October)
  • Basketball - Winter (November-February)
  • Baseball - Spring (March-May)
  • Tennis - Spring (March-May)
Who are some of the teams that Falk competes against?
  • Ellis School for Girls
  • Community Day School
  • Sewickley Academy
  • Shady Side Academy
  • St. Edmund's Academy
  • Valley School of Ligonier
  • Winchester Thurston School
Sports Forms

If your middle school child is interested in participating in a sport - Cross Country and Soccer in the Fall, Basketball in the winter, or Tennis and Baseball in the Spring - please read carefully and follow the specific instructions in the Sports Forms Packet.

Please know all middle school student athletes must complete and return the sports packet forms to the school nurse prior to participating in any practice, scrimmages, or regularly scheduled sporting events.