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Principal Richard Gordon IV
Richard M. Gordon IV

Paul Robeson High School is one of the premier high schools in the City of Philadelphia. As a nurturing learning community, Paul Robeson High School not only fosters a sense of empowerment driving students to seek healthy, positive, nurturing relationships, but also we are a community designed to assist students in the development of the 21st Century skills needed to succeed in post-secondary studies and careers in service to the local & global communities. Capitalizing on our location in the heart of University City, Paul Robeson High School will continue it’s strong partnerships with nearby universities, research institutions, human service agencies, business community, and other industry partners in order to provide our students with pivotal experiences and highly sought after internships in their personal fields of interest.

Our Motto: Build Your Own Brand.

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Paul Robeson named Most Improved High School in Philadelphia 2017

Principal Richard Gordon IV Named National Administrator of the Year

Mayor Kenney visits Paul Robeson


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