Admissions

-SCHOOL SELECTION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN-

RSVP AT 215-400-3030

All students who want to attend our school must audition. Before an audition can be granted, students must first meet all academic criteria:

* Strong academic record [A’s & B’s one C  in a subject other than math or English ] * 95% attendance and punctuality: (No more than 9 days absent or late)
* Excellent behavior  (No suspensions on record)
* 80th percentile or higher on standardized tests

If a students meets our academic requirements,  we will call the family on the phone (with the number in the SIS or the number provided on the application by external candidates) to schedule and audition.

*Please note that all prospective students must apply online using the following link:

Philadelphia School District Office of Student Enrollment and Placement.

Students applying from outside the district must have their schools send official transcripts directly to The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush.  This happens automatically for students who apply within the district.

Click here to download the audition requirements for the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush.