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Archbishop Ryan High School
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment1333
  • PrincipalMr. James D. Meredith
  • Phone Number215-637-1800
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (20, 50, 67)
  • Address 11201 Academy Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
  • NeighborhoodPennypack
  • Fax215-637-8833
  • Tuition$6,850 plus fees
  • Application DeadlineOctober 22nd, 2015
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Mission

Archbishop Ryan High School, a Catholic, coeducational school, is committed to empowering students to become contributing members of our Church and society. In partnership with family and community, the faculty strives to teach as Jesus did by...

Archbishop Ryan High School, a Catholic, coeducational school, is committed to empowering students to become contributing members of our Church and society. In partnership with family and community, the faculty strives to teach as Jesus did by providing spiritual, social and service opportunities for growth. Through a comprehensive academic curriculum, the faculty challenges students to become well-rounded lifelong learners.

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Points of Pride

*92% of Graduates Attend Post-Secondary Schooling *2014 Gates Millennium Scholar Winner *11 AP Classes *45 of 46 Students Received College Credit for AP Exam in Calculus and Statistics *On Campus College Courses thru Holy Family University...

*92% of Graduates Attend Post-Secondary Schooling *2014 Gates Millennium Scholar Winner *11 AP Classes *45 of 46 Students Received College Credit for AP Exam in Calculus and Statistics *On Campus College Courses thru Holy Family University Partnership *School Wide Literacy Initiative for Excellence across Curriculum in Partnership with University of Pennsylvania *Diocesan Scholar Program *Bonaventure Program for Students with Diagnosed Learning Disabilities *Double Digit Increase in Standardized Math Scores *Digital Literacy Course - web 2.0 tools to create original work - utilizes Google Genius Hour *4 Year Programs in Both Art and Instrumental Music *Catholic Service Work with Blessed Sarnelli Community *40 Boys' and Girls' Sports Teams *On Campus Athletic Fields *Repeat Philadelphia Catholic Champions in both Softball and Girls' Soccer *Penn Relays Event Winners *District Champions in Swimming

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Admissions Policy

To begin the application process, complete a two-page student application, found on the Admissions page of our website (www.archbishopryan.com). All incoming students are required to take the Archbishop Ryan Entrance and Scholarship Exam. Students...

To begin the application process, complete a two-page student application, found on the Admissions page of our website (www.archbishopryan.com). All incoming students are required to take the Archbishop Ryan Entrance and Scholarship Exam. Students earn academic scholarships by taking the scholarship test. Scholarships are renewable each year, provided students meet set academic criteria and discipline standards.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accreditation Commission on Secondary Schools

Middle States Accreditation Commission on Secondary Schools

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 2.7%
White 76.3%
Hispanic 4.9%
Asian 4.1%
Other 12%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
319
10th Grade Students
308
11th Grade Students
371
12th Grade Students
335
Total Students
1333

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.3

Academics

SAT Reading

SAT Critical Reading 478
PA Average 497

SAT Math

SAT Math 468
PA Average 504

SAT Writing

SAT Writing 463
PA Average 480

SAT Total

SAT Total Score 1409
PA Average 1481

College Rate

College Rate 79%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • Calculus BC,
  • Chemistry,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • Politics,
  • Psychology,
  • Statistics,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Jazz,
  • Orchestra

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Tennis,
  • Cross Country,
  • Wrestling,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Field Hockey,
  • Golf,
  • Girls Golf,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Indoor Track,
  • Girls Indoor Track,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Girls Lacrosse,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Diving,
  • Girls Diving,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball

Language Programs

  • French,
  • Spanish,
  • Italian,
  • Latin

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory

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