Important Messages to Parents



Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Notice for Directory Information


September, 2017


All students at The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush will be taking the PSAT or SAT exam on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 7:50AM. All students will have a 2:00PM dismissal following the exam. The full letter and detailed information are linked below.

PSAT & SAT Letter & Information (From Principal)
PSAT Letter from School District of Philadelphia


As the parent of a student attending a school that is receiving Federal Title I dollars, you have the right to know the professional qualifications of the teacher(s) and instructional paraprofessional(s) who instruct your child.
Links to the full documents in English & Spanish:

Right To Know Qualification Parent Letter – English
Right To Know Qualification Parent Letter – Spanish

August, 2017


There are new immunization requirements that are going into effect this year.  Listed below are links to documents that will help you find places (other than a family doctor) to get the immunizations as well as general information about the requirements. Clicking the links will open the document in a separate window.

March, 2016

Download pdf on delaying the use of Keystone Exams
Download pdf from Superintendent Hite on transportation safety concerns