Pharos Academy is unapologetically committed to serving Bronx Kids. Our school is fueled by caring adults who will stop at nothing to close all gaps in urban-education; achievement, opportunity, access, STEM. Our graduation rate has increased by 32% since 2015. We are graduating Bronx kids at a 21% higher rate than the average Bronx HS graduation rate.
Raising the Bar for Bronx Kids
Since 2015, we have outpaced our local school district in state exams and graduation rates; we continue to raise the bar each year!
Pharos Academy serves a diverse population of children from Community School District 12 in the South Bronx and the surrounding area. We believe that Bronx kids can and will achieve at high levels if challenged and loved.
English Language Learners
Students with Disabilities
Closing Gaps in Urban Education
Math State Exams
PHACS middle school scholars (6th-8th) scored a combined 34% higher than the NYS average on the math state exams in 2021.
ELA state exam passing rates increased by 21 percentage points from our pre-pandemic 2019 scores, surpassing the state average.
All of our high school graduates are accepted into 4yr colleges or universities.