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Overall
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Archbishop Ryan High School
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Overall
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Enrollment995
  • PrincipalMr. Joseph McFadden '97
  • Phone Number215-637-1800
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (20, 50, 67)
  • Address 11201 Academy Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
  • NeighborhoodWest Toresdale
  • Tuition$9,300 (Catholic); $9,550 (Non-Catholic)
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Mission

Archbishop Ryan High School, a Catholic, coeducational school, empowers a diverse student body to become contributing members of the Church and society. In partnership with family and community, Archbishop Ryan strives to teach as Jesus did by...

Archbishop Ryan High School, a Catholic, coeducational school, empowers a diverse student body to become contributing members of the Church and society. In partnership with family and community, Archbishop Ryan strives to teach as Jesus did by providing spiritual, social, and service opportunities for growth. The faculty challenges the students of today to become the leaders of tomorrow through a comprehensive academic curriculum rooted in excellence.

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Points of Pride

*94% of Graduates Attend Post-Secondary Schooling *2014 Gates Millennium Scholar Winner *13 AP Classes *45 of 46 Students Received College Credit for AP Exam in Calculus and Statistics *On-Campus college courses through Holy Family University...

*94% of Graduates Attend Post-Secondary Schooling *2014 Gates Millennium Scholar Winner *13 AP Classes *45 of 46 Students Received College Credit for AP Exam in Calculus and Statistics *On-Campus college courses through 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 the 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 the 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 disciplinary 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 4.3%
White 69.4%
Hispanic 6.1%
Asian 3%
Other 17.3%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 48.6%
Male Students 51.4%

Special Education

Special Ed 5.3%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.1%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
200
10th Grade Students
235
11th Grade Students
260
12th Grade Students
300
Total Students
995

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
1.3

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 81%

AP Class Offerings

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

Activities & Programs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs

  • Accounting,
  • Computer Systems,
  • Criminal Justice,
  • Voc Other

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Choir,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • 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,
  • Girls Tennis,
  • Volleyball,
  • Girls Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey

Other Activities

Ambassadors American Math Competition ARHS Concert Band Art Club Book Club Strategy and Chess Club Chorus Community Service Corp Creative Writers/Poets Future Engineers Club Health Careers Interact (Rotary) Club Jazz Band Junior Varsity Mathletes...

Ambassadors American Math Competition ARHS Concert Band Art Club Book Club Strategy and Chess Club Chorus Community Service Corp Creative Writers/Poets Future Engineers Club Health Careers Interact (Rotary) Club Jazz Band Junior Varsity Mathletes Marching Band Ministry Musical Theater National Honor Society No Place for Hate Orchestra Ryan for Life Ryan Pride Ryan Review Sewing Club Select Club Speech & Debate/Student Congress Stage Crew Student Council Table Tennis TV Studio/Media Varsity Mathletes Yearbook

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Electives

Art I Art II Art II Art IV 3D Design Photoshop Concert Band Beginner Band Orchestra Beginner Strings Music Technology Vocal Theater I and II

Art I Art II Art II Art IV 3D Design Photoshop Concert Band Beginner Band Orchestra Beginner Strings Music Technology Vocal Theater I and II

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Chinese,
  • Latin,
  • Arabic

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory

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