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Who We Are

Fordham High School for the Arts is a school that is housed in the Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus at 500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458. The school is centrally located in Bronx County, across from Fordham University. Theodore Roosevelt Campus is located between East Fordham Road on the north, 189th Street on the south, and between Bathgate and Washington Avenues on the east and west respectively.
Student work presented in our annual share fair
NHS Scholars selling cotton candy
Sophomore scholar performing in our 6-in-1 show
Monthly Town Hall
Visual Art Majors work as part of the 2023 Art Gala
Town Hall
Junk Koutoure designs
Scholars in class
Once on this Island 2023
Senior Instrumental Showcase
Mr. Bido-Mota
Spring Musical 2023
Drama students in our 6-in-1 Show
Monthly Town Hall
Instrumental Music majors playing in their January Concert
Fame Jr., Spring 2022

Fame Jr., Spring 2022

2022-23 Student Involvement Ice Cream Social

2022-23 Student Involvement Ice Cream Social

The Crucible, December 2022

The Crucible, December 2022

School Wide Town Hall, October 2022

School Wide Town Hall, October 2022

5 students and Mr. Santoro playing music on the stage during our January 6th Instrumental Concert

January 2023 Music Concert

3 Seniors posing after participating in Student Council's February Town Hall Activity

February 2023 School Wide Town Hall

A.R.T.S (Accountability, Resilience, Trust, Service)

At A Glance

  • 95% of our scholars graduate in four years
  • 82% of students enroll in college or career programs
  • 99% Graduation Rate
  • 100% of students participate in Fine and Performing Arts every day
  • 100% of our scholars participate in advanced-level coursework

Our Vision

To be the First Choice for scholars and their families seeking an education based on the core values of accountability, resilience, trust, and service, through a rigorous academic, arts, and industry experience aimed at ensuring scholars graduate healthy, college, career, and community ready.

MISSION: To work as an authentic and diverse community to foster a socially and intellectually safe learner-centered environment so artistically talented scholars can engage in rigorous and meaningful learning that builds their intellectual capacity to become independent learners who are empowered to seek truth, be agents of change, and strive for excellence.
Students assembled seated in a circle

Recent News

9th Grade Orientation

This year's Incoming Ninth Grade Orientation will take place on Saturday, June 15th
Dance scholars
Midterm breakfast sales
Instrumental Scholars
Counselor and scholar during college decision week
Drama performers
Students dancing
Scholar reading monologue
Scholar paints mural