All students who want to attend our school must complete an application with the School District of Philadelphia AND submit an audition video. Before an audition will be considered,  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:
* Excellent behavior  (No suspensions on record)
* 80th Percentile on Standardized Tests or scoring at grade level in reading and math

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

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.


Use the links below to access detailed instructions and requirements for each of the arts areas.