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6498 Ridge Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19128

(215) 487-4464

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 570

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Roxborough High School

I think are students are terrific, we go to work and they do a wonderful job.they are also very kind and courteous to staff.the staff are awesome they strive to help the students become responsible young men and women ,for their future.

Posted by a parent on 10/28/09

RHS has truely come a long way. I have two daughters who have attended the school. One graduated last year another this year 09. When Ms Johnson came out of retirement and cleaned up the school I knew we made the right choice. However when she left I had some concerns. Along comes Mr Jenkins (a Mr Joe ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/09

I am a studen that goes to RHS and for me this wa a huge mistake. They set the rules down and guess what no one takes it seriously. All the kids wear there hoodies when they are not suppose to and the staff doesnt even care. There are fights all the time and when it breaks out in the hall ways the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/06/09

im only giving it one star. roxborough is what i thought to be a neighborhood school; like when i went there, but there is only like a feww children in this neighborhood, that'll actually go

Posted by a parent on 08/27/08

Yes, there are problems at this school. What school in the district doesn't have problems. It is not the fault of the teachers. The teaching staff and support staff do everything but do back flips to educate the children that are fortunate enough to attend RHS. It's not the fault of the parents, either. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/21/07

I am a member of the Roxborough High School's Home & School Association. Florence Johnson, the principal who was asked by Paul Vallas to come out of retirement and come to Roxborough High School is doing a tremendous job. The students are showing more interest in their education. She has a great rapport ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/07

Dear parents Roxborough High School have some brand new energy. We have a principal Ms Johnson, who has taken this school to a level of expectation of excellence and nothing short of that is acceptable. Academics , discipline and overall attitude has turned around making Roxborough a school you want ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/15/07

My overview of Roxborough High School is that my son has had a success years at Roxborough. His teachers and the classes for the Business Academy have made a wonderful impact on his life. He went from an average student to an Honor student. The leadership in the early years had a lot of improving ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/07

We moved to Philadelphia from Michigan and was not aware of the poor state of afarirs of teh philadelphia publice schools...knowing what I know now, I wouold have planned for private school! Roxborough is okay but as far as assisting my son, teaching my so what he need sfor college, they barely give ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/07

I feel as a parent of a student at this school they are letting the students run the school. For the safety of our children they need to clean this school up.

Posted by a parent on 06/08/06

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Test scores for Roxborough High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Roxborough High School
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 — Roxborough High School is located at 6498 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia PA 19128. 6498 Ridge Ave is in the 19128 ZIP code in Philadelphia, PA The school district for Roxborough High School is the Philadelphia City School District. Roxborough High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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