Roosevelt Senior High School (Washington, D.C.)

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Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School
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Roosevelt Senior High School
Address
4301 13th Street Northwest[1]
District of Columbia, DC, 20011
United States
Coordinates 38°56′36″N 77°1′41″W / 38.94333°N 77.02806°W / 38.94333; -77.02806Coordinates: 38°56′36″N 77°1′41″W / 38.94333°N 77.02806°W / 38.94333; -77.02806
Information
School type Public high school
School district District of Columbia Public Schools Ward 4
Principal Ivor Mitchell
Faculty 66.0 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 684 (as of 2009-10)[2]
Student to teacher ratio 10.36[2]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Orange
     Blue
Mascot Roughriders
Website

Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School is a public high school operated by the District of Columbia Public Schools in the Petworth neighborhood of Ward 4 neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C. In the early portion of the 20th century (and at a different location), the school was known as Business High School. The school is currently closed for renovation. The school is operating from MacFarland Junior High School at 4400 Iowa Avenue, NW.

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Bill Smith, former MLB player (St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Diane Rehm, American public radio talk show host
  • Ralph A. Alpher, Ph.D., noted theoretical physicist and pioneer of big bang cosmology
  • Ullysses Tucker, Jr., former syndicated NBA columnist and host of Dialogue (KPTV 12, Portland, Oregon), one of the longest running minority affairs programs in the Pacific Northwest

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