Renaissance Academy’s Opens Doors to New Campus

Renaissance Academy’s Opens Doors to New Campus
Posted on 08/29/2015
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PHOENIXVILLE, PA – On Monday, August 31, 2015, the Renaissance Academy Charter School opened the doors of their beautiful, new permanent new campus.  Students were treated to a half day orientation on August 27th and 28th to get them acclimated to the new building, with Monday being the start of the learning in their new classrooms.

For the past 15 years, Renaissance Academy has been renting 3 buildings from the University of Valley Forge in Phoenixville, PA.  As part of their Strategic Plan, Renaissance Academy has been seeking to acquire property for a permanent campus in the Phoenixville Area School District boundaries and found a suitable location the Franklin Commons, 400 Franklin Avenue, Phoenixville, PA, First Place winner of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Best Mixed Use Project” award.

Renaissance Academy owns and occupies 104,000 square feet of the 225,000 square feet facility.  Educational tenants currently occupy approximately 80% of the facility, which include Albright College, Neumann College, Lansdale School of Business, Phoenixville Area Children’s Learning Center, Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives,  Stepping Stone Education Center, and Kimberton Dance Company. 

This new school site will afford students with a prime campus location in beautifully refurbished Phoenixville, with access to a variety of after-school opportunities.  Students we excited to see their new school.  Senior, Fiona Kelly, who has been a student at Renaissance Academy since kindergarten said, “The campus was a lot bigger than I thought it would be.  My favorite areas in the school are the new gymnasium and library.  I truly look forward to spending my senior year in this beautiful, new building.”