Bodine High School for International Affairs
About this school...
To provide urban public school students with a comprehensive educational experience that expands students’ interests to include global issues and prepares them for a lifetime of achievement and participation in the local, national, and global communities.
Points of pride:
Spring trip (2014-Costa Rica, 2012-Spain); legislative, executive and diplomatic tour of Washington, D.C.; Beijing Sisters Student Exchange; National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Department of Education, 2009; Vanguard School, Philadelphia School District, 2010; high graduation rate and college acceptance rate, 2014; host to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, 2009; host to U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller, 2010; International Baccalaureate School since 2005; 14 PIAA Interscholastic sports teams, 22 extracurricular academic teams and cultural clubs; 100-hour minimum service requirement for all students
Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Physics B, Spanish Language, U.S. History
Other special academic offerings:
International Baccalaureate courses; World Literature; Ceramics; Computer Science 1, 2, and 3; Crafts; International Economics; International Law; Introduction to Business; Japanese Studies; SAT prep; Statistics; World Geography; Conceptual Physics; Anatomy & Physiology
Home & School Association, volunteer for class trips
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; instrumental music classes; jazz band; visual arts instruction
Activities & special programs:
Ambassador (yearbook); Asian club; buildOn; Computer Builders club; debate; Envirothon; International Day Committee; Latino Culture club; National Honor Society; Puerto Rican Day Dancers; Red Cross club; Science Fair club; Student Government Association; World Affairs Club
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Badminton*
Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Cheerleading*, Badminton*
5, 43, 47, 57, 15 trolley, Market-Frankford El