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Roosevelt High School
Grade 12 Only

631 Tuckahoe Road • Yonkers, NY 10710 • (914) 376-8500

  • Collegiate Academy

The Theme/Philosophy
Smaller Learning Communities

  • One smaller community, the Collegiate Academy, grade 12
  • Engage students in rigor and high quality learning
  • Extra academic support and study skills
  • Integration of rich learning experiences and real world applications
  • Personalization is the central theme

Collegiate Academy
The Collegiate Academy is an interdependent smaller learning community offering students an Advanced College Experience (ACE). Partnered with Westchester Community College to provide rigorous college courses in a high school setting, students can earn up to 15 college credits beginning in the 10th grade and obtain an Associates Degree after five years of study, which would include one year of study spent on the Westchester Community
College campus.

Some of the highlights associated with the Collegiate Academy include:

  • Dual Credit (HS and College) Courses: Awarded upon successful completion of the class as well as passing the college placement examination administered at Roosevelt, include Biotechnology, College Algebra with Trigonometry, Global History from 1648, 20th Century U.S. History, Composition and Literature
  • Collaboration: Westchester Community College professors and Roosevelt faculty develop and lead college readiness and credit-bearing course and seminars
  • Academic Support Center: Counseling and tutoring provided to prepare students for admission to and success in college
  • SAT: 12th grade students will be required to sit for the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), and will be assisted with test prep, essay writing, college application, financial aid, and parent information
  • Exploration of the occupations and functions of Digital Production – TV Production, Digital Production – Commercial Illustration, 3-D Animation

The Partners

This school works closely with the following agencies, institutions and/or colleges:

  • National Academy Foundation
  • Hudson River Museum and Planetarium
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History
  • Jacob Burns Film Center
  • NASA
  • Nepperhan Community Center/Yonkers Partners in Education – Gateway Academy
  • NFTE – National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
  • Shop Rite Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Center for Secondary School Redesign
  • Education Development Center
  • Yonkers Partners in Education
  • Tequipment

Colleges and Universities:

  • Westchester Community College
  • Manhattan College School of Engineering
  • Mercy College
  • Manhattanville College
  • Iona College
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Columbia University Teachers College
  • Fordham University
  • SUNY Purchase









































































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