Rock Academics provides academic flexibility and dual preparation for our students’ artistic careers and futures in higher education. The Rock Academics Director, Robert Hodges provides daily academic supervision.
Academic tutors are also provided to support the education of The Rock School’s Academics students. Our highly motivated students move forward at a pace suited to their individual abilities; students can earn middle school, high school and college credits, critical to young artists who often spend their college years in professional companies.
Photo: 2017 Rock Academics Senior Class
Mission & Vision
Academics at the Rock School is committed to providing a quality, college preparatory program designed for students in the Professional Division. We blend cutting edge technology with a progressive individualized academic plan to help students achieve a successful balance between their academics and intensive dance training. Chosen for the talent and potential as dancers, Rock Academics students benefit from high caliber dance training with world-class instructors and choreographers in addition to a strong college preparatory program. Our integrated approach to learning in combination with a nurturing residential life program provides young artists with a supportive environment and the tools they need to meet life's challenges with confidence, self-discipline, enthusiasm, and the highest standards of personal integrity.
Available to 10th - 12th grade students for the 2019/2020 School Year:
9AM - 11AM
Available to ballet levels 3X PM and up.
SAT/PSAT Prep: $699
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ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Robert Hodges received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in History from Rutgers University. Prior to working at The Rock School, he worked as an Academics Advisor and taught courses on Early American History at the University of Maine, while pursuing his Doctorate in American History. Robert is a very student-centered educator, working hard to create an environment conducive to student learning and where students feel valued, not just as a dancer, but as an individual.
For questions, please contact our Director of Academics, Robert Hodges
(215) 551-7010 ext. 1135