Roxborough High School

Neighborhood School

6498 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19128

Located on Ridge Avenue in the heart of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, The Academies at Roxborough High School offer programs and learning opportunities that promote academic and social achievement for all of our students. We provide instruction that prepares students to achieve future success, whether in college or career.

Although our students come primarily from the Roxborough, Manayunk, and Germantown sections of Philadelphia, we also serve a significant number of highly motivated students from all over Philadelphia who are attracted to Roxborough by its exceptional academies and CTE programs. Our Freshman Academy introduces students to Roxborough's rigorous academic program and provides them with the general academic skills they will need to succeed in high school. Upon exiting the Freshman Academy, our students enter one of our three career-themed academies: The Academy of Visual Arts Production, The Academy of Health Sciences and Research, and The Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship. Students who enter our Academy of Visual Arts Production will take a three year course in either Web Design or Film and Video Production. Students who enter our Academy of Health Sciences and Research will take a three year course in Biotechnology and Kinesiology. Students who enter Our Business Technology and Entrepreneurship Academy take a three year course in business technology.

Program Info:

All Academy High School
Admission Requirements
Application RequirementsOpen admissions policy for 8th graders in the school’s feeder patter. Students from outside of the neighborhood can apply for admission into the college and career focused programs in each school.

Program NotesAll Academy High School
Academic Performance
Overall SPR Peer Rank10th out of 23
Overall SPR Peer Rank22 of 25
Overall SPR Performance TierINTERVENE
Overall SPR Performance TierIntervene
Performance Tier: AchievementINTERVENE
Performance Tier: AchievementINTERVENE
Performance Tier: ProgressINTERVENE
Performance Tier: ProgressWATCH
Performance Tier: ClimateWATCH
Performance Tier: ClimateINTERVENE
Performance Tier: College & CareerINTERVENE
Performance Tier: College & CareerINTERVENE
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years73%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Enrollment Rates67%
School Culture
Student Attendance88%
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Attendance(Not Available)
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School Fit
Total Enrollment652
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Black 81.44%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Asian 0%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 5.76%
Pacific Islander 0%
White 9.12%
Two or More Races 0%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
General Information
School TypeNeighborhood School
Grades Served9 - 12
School PartnersCiti PostCollege Access CenterCommunities in SchoolsDistrict Council 1199C Nurses Training and Upgrade FundFord Foundation - PASPhiladelphia AcademiesPhiladelphia Education Fund College Access ProgramPhiladelphia FuturesPhiladelphia School Partnership
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Courses Offered
Classes and AcademicsMESANewspaperScience ClubThe Academy of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship (Business Technology)The Academy of Health Sciences and Research (Biotechnology, Kinesiology)The Academy of Visual Arts Production (Web Design, Film and Video Production)Web Design
CTE Courses and ProgramsBiotechnologyBusiness AdministrationBusiness Administration PathwayFilm and Video ProductionFilm and Video Production PathwayWeb DesignWeb Design Pathway
College and CareerCollege 70%
College: Dual Enrollment(Not Available)
SportsBaseballBasketballCheerleadingCross-CountryFitness ClubFootballSoccer, BoysSoftballTrack and FieldVolleyball, Girls
ArtsArt ClubHigh StepYearbook
Media(Not Available)
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and WellnessFitness
Life and LeadershipJROTC - ArmyNational Honor SocietyStudent AmbassadorsStudent Council/Government
Parents and Community(Not Available)
Other(Not Available)