Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush

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11081 Knights Rd

Philadelphia, PA 19154

(215) 281-2603

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 580

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush

This is my daughter's 2nd year at Rush. The school is just okay. I don't have much to complain about but nothing to rave about either. They need to step it up a bit on academics as well as the arts. I was not impressed last year hopefully this year will be better.

Posted by a parent on 09/23/14

As a current student at Rush, I must say that this school is amazing. Coming from a Catholic/private school, Rush was like a breath of fresh air to me; the education is wonderful and the teachers are truly exceptional. It is nice to wake up everyday knowing that you are going to a place where you know ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/18/14

I am a former student at this school and I must say this school is amazing. At the time as a teenager I failed to recognized how amazing Rush was until I entered college. You will not find any teachers like the ones at Rush. They are truly the most caring educators that I have ever crossed paths with. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/17/14

My son is a sophomore at RUSH. We love this school. The academics are excellent and the staff are amazing. This is definitely the best thing to happen to the Northeast. We are applying for my daughter this year and can't wait to have another child in this outstanding school ! Ms. Brown is the best principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Please use spell check or a dictionary when writting a review. As a grandparent of two students that attend Rush, I find that this school gives these student plenty of opportunity to advance academically and grow as fine adults. The students seem to respect each other and the school, and respect is something ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/17/12

This school is the best thing that ever happened in the Northeast. Both of my daughters attend this school and I couldn't be happier! My oldest will be part of the first graduating class. The academics are very rigorous and students have many opportunities to express themselves through the various ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/11

its alright there. the kids need more fun activeties my son doesnt look foward to waking up in the mornig for school hes said it boers him and there really strick when it come to having fun, there not even allowed to hug each other, i fell that hugging among teenagers is a big part in there lives but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/10

Nice and small, great one on one teachers work. The arts are so beutiful and the school is so clean

Posted by a parent on 03/31/10

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PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush
Philadelphia City School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Philadelphia schools — Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is located at 11081 Knights Rd, Philadelphia PA 19154. 11081 Knights Rd is in the 19154 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is the Philadelphia City School District. Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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