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Academy at Palumbo
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  • Public, Magnet
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade A
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 minus
  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 1,101 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 38 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% 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
82%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1070
439 responses
Average ACT
20
17 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 B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$93,855
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,498
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$462,745
National
$229,800

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. 65 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 65 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 205 responses
  • Halloween Parade of Horrors
    28%
  • Thanksgiving feast
    24%
  • Assemblies
    14%
  • Drama Shows/Rock Concerts
    10%
  • Basketball games
    6%
  • Foodball games
    5%
  • Fashion Show
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,101
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 73 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 73 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 73 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
38:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,859
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.9%
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 89 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 89 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 89 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
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 97 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 97 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 97 responses

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