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

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Academy at Palumbo is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 1,061 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 36 to 1. According to state test scores, 91% of students are at least proficient in math and 88% in reading.

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Academy at Palumbo Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
88%
Percent Proficient - Math
91%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1060
397 responses
Average ACT
20
16 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$81,885
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,448
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$446,538
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 59 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 191 responses
  • Halloween Parade of Horrors
    28%
  • Thanksgiving feast
    25%
  • Assemblies
    13%
  • Drama Shows/Rock Concerts
    9%
  • Basketball games
    5%
  • Foodball games
    5%
  • Fashion Show
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,061
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 67 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 67 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 67 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
36:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.9%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 83 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 83 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 83 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
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
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 91 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 91 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 91 responses

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