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Academy at Palumbo
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  • Public, Magnet
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade A minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Academy at Palumbo is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in PHILADELPHIA, PA. It has 1,117 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 41 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academy at Palumbo Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1090
444 responses
Average ACT
19
15 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$110,836
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,029
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$590,500
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 77 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 77 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 246 responses
  • Halloween Parade of Horrors
    26%
  • Thanksgiving feast
    22%
  • Assemblies
    12%
  • Drama Shows/Rock Concerts
    10%
  • Basketball games
    7%
  • Foodball games
    7%
  • Volleyball games
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,117
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 85 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 85 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 85 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
41:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.9%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 101 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 101 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 101 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$27,483 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 109 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 109 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 109 responses

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