Roxborough High School

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Accredidations and Awards:
Middle States Association accreditation; National Career Academy Transformation Model; School District of Philadelphia Best Practice School for Safety and Climate, 2012; JROTC Leadership Program;
AP Courses:
Art History, Biology, English Literature & Composition, English Language & Composition, Environmental Science, Government & Politics, U.S. History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Cinematography, Creative Writing, Liberal Arts, Pre-Calculus
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
We implement peer mediation, whole school culture and restorative practices; world-class student ambassadors
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association; CTE showcases; winter and spring art/music showcases; athletic events; parent workshops; college access events; college fair; career day; Fresh Fest; Back-to-School night; report card conferences
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music lessons; school plays; visual arts instruction; poetry SLAM; literature; film/video instruction; two Art classes
Activities and Special Programs:
Newspaper; yearbook; student government and ambassadors;
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Volleyball
Septa Routes:
9, 27, 32, 35
Contact Information
6498 Ridge Ave., 19128
Dana Jenkins, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Neighborhood
2014-2015 Enrollment: 875
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Residence within the school catchment area; others may apply, but admission is lottery based
ELLS: 1%
Special Education: 34%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 63%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 83% Latino – 5% Asian – 1% White – 9% Other – 2%

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