Welcome to Roosevelt High School Early College Studies

  • RHS-ECS is aligned with the Early College High School philosophy:

    • Students are prepared for the academic rigor of postsecondary education
    • Technology is infused into every aspect of teaching and learning
    • College campus atmosphere at the high school provides students with a College and Career Cen­ter staffed with an advisor, and a state-of-the-art Library and Media Center
    • Teacher/Student Advisory Program provides ongo­ing academic and developmental supports
    • The entire school supports the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Model
    • The Community Service program inspires volunteerism
    • Extended learning experiences embrace in-depth study and research-based projects


    Student Expectations:

    • 100% attendance
    • Commitment to rigorous college courses
    • Participation in a freshman orientation program, summer transition program, student-led conferences and teacher/student advi­sory meetings
    • Development of portfolios and research-based project used as course exit exhibitions
    • Use technology for coursework and the Naviance college preparatory system
    • Participation in College Board programs –PSAT to improve college readiness skills in preparation for college-level courses, as well as Accuplacer and SAT tests to assess academic readi­ness for college
    • Community service


    The Partners

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

    • Early College High School Initiative
    • Habitat for Humanity of Westchester
    • Hudson River Museum of Westchester
    • New York Institute of Technology
    • Tequipment
    • Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE)
    • Fordham University Academic Talent Search
    • Nepperhan Community Center - Gateway Academy Program
    • National Honor Society
    • La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica
    • La Società Onoraria Italica
    • Jacob Burns Film Center
    • Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Bezcak
    • Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation, and Conservation


    Colleges and Universities:

    • Westchester Community College
    • Mercy College
    • Iona College
    • Pace University
    • SUNY Farmingdale
    • Manhattan College School of Engineering
    • Manhattanville College
    • Sarah Lawrence College
    • Lehman College Art Gallery
    • Universal Technical Institute