Special Admission

Bodine High School for International Affairs

Bodine High School for International Affairs
Mission Statement:
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.
Accredidations and Awards:
IB 5-Year Re-accreditation; Middle States Re-accreditation 2018; Debate Club City Champions 2018
AP Courses:
Environmental Science, Physics B, Government, History, Calculus
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Anatomy & Physiology; Ceramics; Computer-Based Graphic Design; Physics; Crafts; International Economics; Introduction to Business; Songwriting; Introduction to Film
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Inner Strength Wellness Meditation Program; space for daily meditation; Peer Mediation Program; counseling department offers resources for students and families, Climate Support Specialist
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, School Advisory Council, volunteers for class trips
Arts Activities and Classes:
Instrumental music classes; jazz; orchestra; other instrumental ensemble; arts instruction; ceramics; guitar; choral group
Activities and Special Programs:
Ambassador (yearbook); Asian Students Association; Debate Club; Gay-Straight Alliance; International Day Committee; Muslim Students Association; National Honor Society; robotics club; Quiz Bowl; Student Government Association; World Affairs Club; Anime Club; Youth Volunteer Corps
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Badminton
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Badminton
Septa Routes:
5, 43, 47, 57, 15 trolley, Market-Frankford El
Contact Information
1101 N. 4th St., 19123
Karen Thomas, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Special Admission
Enrollment: 504
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: As and Bs, with the possible exception of one C, in major subjects on most recent final report card; 80th percentile or higher on standardized tests; excellent attendance and punctuality; no negative disciplinary reports; two letters of reference from current school staff
ELLS: 5%
Special Education: 2%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 95%
Waiting List? Yes, 300
Racial Demographics:African American – 50% Latino – 21% Asian – 12% White – 9% Other – 6%

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