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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.
Dancers reaching toward each other on two sides of the stage
A teacher with curly hair assisting two students and looking at their computer screens
Five students seated and smiling at the camera
Student performers dressed in fairytale creature costumes on stage
A student with curly hair giving two thumbs up
A teacher helping a seated student, both looking at their computer screen
Dancers wearing red, with their hands over their heart
Monthly Town Hall
Visual Art Majors work as part of the 2023 Art Gala
Junk Koutoure designs
Scholars in class
Once on this Island 2023
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

School Wide Town Hall, October 2022

School Wide Town Hall, October 2022

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
Students and a teacher smiling
Two women seated smiling
One dancer standing on stage, behind another dancer with one leg in the air
Instrumental Scholars
Counselor and scholar during college decision week
Drama performers
Scholar reading monologue
Scholar paints mural