Roxborough High School

6498 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128 | (215) 487-4464
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 821
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 821 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 635th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (fourth year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Richard Jenkins
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 821
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 65.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 458 (55.8%)
  • Females: 354 (43.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 818 (99.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 818 (99.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Roxborough High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Roxborough High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade23929.1%
10th Grade21826.6%
11th Grade13816.8%
12th Grade22627.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
Dropout Rate
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Roxborough High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 26, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The library and principal has refused to let me see old high school yearbooks. I am 63 and not a terrorist. I will try again on December 8 and if necessary bring an attorney to do this. Why have a library if no one is allowed to use it.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 05, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • student aggression, violence, hatred from black students toward white students and academic achievement below average.

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