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About This School

Roosevelt High School is a public high school in Yonkers. The principal of Roosevelt High School is MS. JADE SHARP and can be contacted at jsharp@yonkerspublicschools.org. 729 children attend Roosevelt High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 20% of the Roosevelt High School students have "limited English proficiency." 86% of the 729 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Roosevelt High School is 10:1. Bronxville High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% 18%
Hispanic 56% 51%
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 25%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
Asian 3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 73%
Limited English proficiency 20% 15%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Its a great school with great students and teachers.but the bad nuts are destroying the good foundation of the school

  • (2 years ago)

    I am sad to say that this school is coming to an end next year. I graduated from this school in June of 2011 and i must say that in years that i attended the school i noticed dramatic change towards the end of of my High school years. I was disappointed when i heard the news that Early College High School was gonna share the foundation with RHS and heartbroken when they said they were going to replace Roosevelt in 2013. The teachers and staff there were great many teachers there were geniuses in my opinion. Unfortunately the students did a horrible job at representing RHS's good side and gave the school a bad name.

  • (5 years ago)

    Im Actually going to this school isnt the best but it helps us a lot. and i am latina when i came to this country i didnt know how to speak english and they put me in ESL classes which helped me so much. Finally i am a Senior.

  • (6 years ago)

    I went 2 this school for all four years of high school. i must tell the truth it wasnt always the best of times i was there during its transformation from out of control to a great school. Every student may not appreciate it while there but will love it when its over. It help me alot in the process of becoming the women i am today.

  • (6 years ago)

    I was a student there and its not good.The teachers are good but the kids are what make the school look bad. The books are old and not enough supplies.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is very big! There is alot of security at this school. There are signs everyware. Your child will find it very adjustable. All of the teachers are very nice. I liked it.

  • (9 years ago)

    i miss this school. maryland is boring.

  • (10 years ago)

    At first I was concerned about Roosevelt's reputation but after understanding the magnet system my child fit perfectly into the television production magnet. He could not be any happier.

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