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The mission of the Renaissance Academy is to prepare a diverse cross-section of children for success as students, workers, and citizens by providing them with a high-quality liberal arts, college preparatory education.

413 Fairview Street
Phoenixville, PA
610-983-4080


Founded in 1999, Renaissance Academy is a tuition-free, accredited, K-12, college-prep, award-winning, public Charter School located in Phoenixville, PA.  We currently educate students from 20 surrounding school districts.  Our dedicated staff works collaboratively with students and their families to ensure that each and every student achieves their personal best as students with a strong emphasis on character development and core values.  Read More About the Academy... 
Picture of Middle States LogoRenaissance Academy is fully accredited by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools, a worldwide leader in accreditation and continuous school improvement.   Learn more about Middle States Accreditation.


Headlines and Features
2018 6th Grade DI Team at Regionals
6th Grade STEAM Team Travels for Global Finals
Posted on 05/21/2018
In their very first year of existence, this 6th grade team qualified for the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, TN...  READ MORE...
Boys' Club fun activity with Mr. Serrano
Boys’ Club Fun at the Renaissance Academy
Posted on 05/17/2018
RA boys in grades 3-6 spent the evening playing games and hanging out with friends...  READ MORE...
Julia Duchossois protecting the plate
Varsity Softball Team Advances to Championships!
Posted on 05/16/2018
Lady Knights crush the West Mont Warriors, 14-1 in league semi-finals....  READ MORE...
Kayleigh Gehring & Madison Kerper
Kayleigh Gehring to be Crowned Dogwood Queen 2018
Posted on 05/11/2018
Kayleigh Gehring has been selected to be the queen of the 2018 Phoenixville Dogwood Festival. This is quite an honor as, for the first time in this competition’s history, this is a scholarship program based on an individual’s accomplishments   READ MORE...
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This Week in Sports - 5/4/18
Posted on 05/04/2018
RA Knights Varsity Boys' Baseball & Varsity Girls' Softball highlights this week...  READ MORE...
Mrs. Sielecki onstage with the Crazy Hot Dog Vendor & Phillies Player
RA Crazy About Reading Day at the Reading Phillies
Posted on 05/03/2018
Renaissance Academy is the exclusive sponsor of the Fightin' Phils' Crazy About Reading program. Read more about the 1st of 2 game days and learn more about the program...  READ MORE...
Mason & MerRick Hall at the Civil Air Patrol Ceremony
Hall Brothers Advance Rank in Civil Air Patrol
Posted on 04/28/2018
Mason & MerRick Hall, members of the Civil Air Patrol, received their first rank advancement in the program...  READ MORE...
Ms. Tiffany Collins & "Fritz"
2018 Career Day a Success Thanks to RA Community Support
Posted on 04/26/2018
Professionals who presented included RA parents, alumni, and friends from the community...  READ MORE...
Leo & Christian Wenger with their Microgreens Science Project
Young Scientists Shine at Renaissance Academy K-3 Science Fair
Posted on 04/24/2018
On Saturday, April 21st, 2018, Renaissance Academy held its 2018 Science Fair for students in grades kindergarten through third grade...  READ MORE...
2018 BT4G RA Middle School Attendees
Middle School Lady Knights Attend Pfizer's BT4G Event
Posted on 04/16/2018
RA girls in grades 5-8 participated in a BT4G (Business Technology for Girls) event through Pfizer’s Business Technology (BT) team based in Collegeville, PA...  READ MORE...
RA Athletics Mascot - Knight
This Week in Sports - 4/13/18
Posted on 04/13/2018
Girls' Varsity Softball and Boys' Varsity Baseball win big this week....  READ MORE...
Ms. Knight & Dr. Kolasinski with Award-Winning Poster
RA Chemistry Teacher, Ms. Knight Awarded at France Science Conference
Posted on 04/11/2018
La Grande Motte, France – During the PSST awards gala, Ms. Knight was awarded “Best Poster”. This achievement is remarkable not only because of the sheer number of poster submissions but also that this was the very first time someone who is not a PhD, Post Doc, or PhD student has received this award...  READ MORE...
2018 OAKE National Choir performing on stage
RA Students Perform with the OAKE National Choir
Posted on 04/04/2018
Earlier this year, sophomores, Aliyah Quill and Genevieve Heme along with 6th grader, Maribelle Buli went through a rigorous audition process to be selected for this distinguished national choir...  READ MORE...
Nyseria Scott's Imprint
Freshman, Nyseria Scott's Art to be Displayed in Airport
Posted on 03/10/2018
Student artwork selected as a finalist in the 2018 Wharton Esherick Museum Imprint Competition...  READ MORE...
Black History Month "Living Wax Museum" presenters
Celebrating Black History Month 2018
Posted on 03/02/2018
Throughout the month of February, Renaissance Academy students is grades kindergarten through 12th grade celebrated Black History Month by completing a variety of activities and projects...  READ MORE...
Hildreth & Waskiewicz, PAC 10 Competitors
Waskiewicz and Hildreth to Compete in PAC 10 Championships!
Posted on 02/16/2018
Both Alex and Elijah have qualified and earned the right to swim in the 2018 High School Championships...  READ MORE...
Renaissance Academy Students Spell for Gold and Silver
Renaissance Academy Students Spell for Gold and Silver
Posted on 02/15/2018
Aadit Bontha spelled his way to a first place win to earn the gold and Nathaniel (Nate) Grace took the silver medal in the 2018 Phoenixville Rotary Spelling Bee...  READ MORE...
100th day of school food drive donations
A Thoughtful and Fun 100th Day of School
Posted on 02/09/2018
The 100th day of school is always such a special day at the Renaissance Academy (RA) Lower School. Throughout the school day today, February 9, 2018, students completed a variety of theme inspired activities...  READ MORE...
6th Grade Team Division: 1st Place - Pranav Shrirang and Tanish Tangri
2018 RA Science Fair Winners
Posted on 01/31/2018
On Saturday, January 27th, Renaissance Academy (RA) hosted its 2018 Science Fair. Participating in the fair...  READ MORE...
Arianna Prince brings the ball up-court
Varsity Basketball Update - January 30th
Posted on 01/29/2018
In Varsity Girls Basketball on January 23rd, 2018 the RA Lady Knights defeated Delaware Valley Friends School, 24-23. With a tremendous second half performance, the girls overcame a 14-point halftime deficit...  READ MORE...
Max Work at a "Little Free Library" location
2nd Grader Brings Two Little Free Libraries to His Community
Posted on 01/26/2018
Thanks to the efforts of 2nd grade student, Maxwell (Max) Work, two new Little Free Libraries have joined the movement to share books, bring people together and create communities of readers.  READ MORE...
RA Students Boarding the Bus to Philadelphia
RA Students Represent at Philadelphia NSCW Rally
Posted on 01/25/2018
RA students joined hundreds of other students, parents, teachers, and administrators from all around the Philadelphia area at the 2018 National School Choice rally.  READ MORE...
"National School Choice Week" with Balloons
Celebrating National School Choice Week
Posted on 01/19/2018
Ssudents, teachers, and staff will be celebrating National School Choice Week, January 21-28, 2018, with special events and activities....  READ MORE...
Elementary Choir caroling to businesses in the Franklin Commons
RA Students Bring Holiday Cheer and Support
Posted on 12/21/2017
December is always a fun and exciting month at the Renaissance Academy when staff and students endeavor to bring holiday spirit to the community....  READ MORE...
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Lady Knights’ Defense Topples West-Mont
Posted on 12/12/2017
The Lady Knights defensive skills over-powered the Warriors leading to a 23-16 victory...  READ MORE...
Boys Varsity Basketball RA Knights
Boys Varsity Basketball Trounces The City School
Posted on 12/06/2017
The Varsity Boys Basketball team scored a 64-37 victory over The City School. Leading the way for the Knights with 18 points was Sophomore Malachy Lacy...  READ MORE...
LOL on stage during Friday Night Live
10th Year Anniversary Production of RA's Friday Night Live
Posted on 12/01/2017
On Friday November 3 2017, high school and middle school actors in the improvisation troupe LOL performed the ten year anniversary performance of Friday Night Live...  READ MORE...
Seven RA Students posing in front of the Pfizer
RA Students Attend Pfizer's BT4G
Posted on 11/17/2017
Seven young women from Renaissance Academy in grades 9-12 participated in a BT4G (Business Technology for Girls) event through Pfizer’s Business Technology (BT)...  READ MORE...
Colonel Timothy Ringgold (pictured)
Honoring Our Veterans
Posted on 11/10/2017
Renaissance Academy’s Lower School (grades k-6) held is 2nd annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast during which they hosted over 44 men and women veterans from all different branched of the military...  READ MORE...
Pictured, Students standing next to the playground sign reading "Jared Bender Memorial Playground"
Opening a Playground, Remembering a Friend
Posted on 11/07/2017
Members of the Renaissance Academy (RA) community surrounded their new “kingdom” inspired playground to commemorate the opening of the site and to remember a fallen friend....  READ MORE...
1st WATCH D.O.G.S.Volunteer, Jeffrey Boggs & son Austin
WATCH D.O.G.S. ® in the RA Hallways
Posted on 11/02/2017
WATCH D.O.G.S. ® (“Dads Of Great Students”) is a newly implemented program at Renaissance Academy (RA) which encourages father involvement at school...  READ MORE...
Featured picture of all Tri-County All-Star players
RA Hosts 2017 Tri-County All-Star Game
Posted on 11/01/2017
Renaissance Academy played host for the 2017 Tri-County Independent School League volleyball All-Star Game...  READ MORE...
“Mariachi Flores” performing for the students
School-Wide Celebration of Hispanic Heritage
Posted on 10/30/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017, marked the 14th annual Renaissance Academy Spanish Festival...  READ MORE...
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Varsity Soccer Moves on the Semi-Finals!
Posted on 10/25/2017
On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, the Renaissance Academy varsity soccer team took down the #3 seeded team, AIM Academy, with a final score of 2-1...  READ MORE...
Ana Myers pictured along with the RA students interviewed
Ana Myers, Executive Director of the PA Coalition of Public Charter Schools Visits RA
Posted on 10/25/2017
Ana had an amazing time visiting Renaissance Academy Charter School in Phoenixville this week...   READ MORE...
Featured: RA Seniors attending an American Cancer Society event
RA Class of 2018 - Shaping our Future
Posted on 10/03/2017
An editorial from Senior Project Coordinator, Claire Powers which summarizes her reflections on the senior projects from the RA Class of 2018...  READ MORE...
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Sports Highlights
Posted on 09/22/2017
Congratulations to the Lady Knights Varsity volleyball team for their win at home over Community Academy of Philadelphia. The Knights battled hard, toppling the Bruins 3 sets to 1...  READ MORE...
Pictured:  The New RA Playground Castle
Welcome Back!
Posted on 09/06/2017
RA has some fun events coming up in September. We will be holding our 2nd annual Welcome Back Food Truck Night on Friday, September 15th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. There will be a variety of delicious food...  READ MORE...