Renaissance Academy
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.

40 Pine Crest Street
Phoenixville, PA

Founded in 1999, Renaissance Academy is a tuition-free, 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 Us... 

Headlines and Features
Knight Readers
RA’s Reading Olympics Teams Achieve Highest Honors
Posted on 04/11/2014
Last night at the West Chester East High School, West Chester, PA, the Renaissance Academy “Knight Readers” faced off against over 592 students from 54 different schools in...  READ MORE...
Gold Dancers
Renaissance Academy Dancers Win Gold
Posted on 04/11/2014
It was a “golden” day for Renaissance Academy Dancers who competed on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at a Tournament Indoor Association (TIA) competition. Facing off at this all-day event...  READ MORE...
RA Baseball
RA High School & Middle School Teams Win Big!
Posted on 04/04/2014
Last night, the RA Knights high school baseball team logged in their first league win of the season, defeating Mercy Vocational 6-4...  READ MORE...
Emily Crabb - 2014 Goldwater Scholar
Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship Awarded to Renaissance Academy Graduate
Posted on 03/28/2014
University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) recently announced that Emily Crabb has been named a 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship winner. This esteemed award...  READ MORE...
Mr. Cosme's fort can't same him during "Jail Break"
RA Boys Club Day Strengthens Community Spirit
Posted on 03/26/2014
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, the second annual Boys’ Club Game Day was held at the Renaissance Academy Charter School, Phoenixville, PA. Renaissance boys in grades 3-6 were invited to attend and encouraged to bring along a male family member or adult family friend...  READ MORE...
Mr. Qureshi, Coby Vinson-Ellis and Mr. Zvorsky
RA Senior Selected for PA Invitational Tournaments
Posted on 03/25/2014
Athletic Director, Kevin Zvorsky is proud to announce that Renaissance Academy senior, Coby Vinson-Ellis of Norristown, PA was recently invited and will be playing in 2 basketball all-star games which will include players from the state of Pennsylvania...  READ MORE...
Sapphire Girls!
Renaissance Academy Dance Teams Earn Top Honors
Posted on 03/19/2014
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, three age group levels of the Renaissance Academy Competition Teams took first place in their divisions at the Tournament Indoor Association (TIA) dance competition which was held at Avon Grove High School...  READ MORE...
Lock-In Fun!
Up All Night at the RA 5th-6th Grade Lock-In
Posted on 03/11/2014
Renaissance Academy 5th and 6th grades students may never look at their school, or even each other, the same way again. On Friday, March 7th, nighty-eight Renaissance Intermediate Academy students spent the night participating in activities focusing on team-building and just plain fun...  READ MORE...
Stand Out Seniors
Renaissance Academy Seniors College Scholarships Total Over Million Dollars!
Posted on 03/07/2014
Faye Tiger Conquest, High School Counselor for the Renaissance Academy Charter School, proudly announced today that the seniors of the Renaissance Academy Class of 2014 have passed the three million dollar mark in awarded college scholarship money...  READ MORE...
Princess Maddie Rufo and her escort
A Magical Night at the Princess Ball
Posted on 02/10/2014
Icy streets and power outages couldn’t stop the royalty from attending the Annual Renaissance Academy Princess Ball on Friday, February 7th, 2014. The “royal guests”, which included Renaissance students...  READ MORE...
Nutcracker 2013!
Renaissance Academy's "The Nutcracker" Brings Holiday Joy to the Community
Posted on 12/17/2013
On December 13th & 14th, 2013, Renaissance Academy Charter School held their seventh annual performances of “The Nutcracker” ballet at the Phoenixville Area High School Theater...  READ MORE...
RA Breaks Ground on New School Campus
Posted on 11/27/2013
On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Renaissance Academy Charter School held an official groundbreaking ceremony at the location of its new campus in the Franklin Commons Education Center, Phoenixville, PA.   READ MORE...
Ian Smith Installing Stoves in Guatemala
Renaissance Academy Senior Projects: Making a Difference in the World
Posted on 11/06/2013
Class of 2014 presented their senior projects which culminated four years of personal investment and over 1800 collective hours of service in the community.  READ MORE...
“Mariachi Flores”
RA Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
Posted on 10/29/2013
October 28th, 2013 marked the 10th annual Renaissance Academy Spanish Festival. The students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade enjoyed a variety of special treats and activities   READ MORE...