Academy at Palumbo Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#960
College Readiness Index
35.6
Math Proficiency
3.2
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 642 Students
  • 28 Teachers

Academy at Palumbo
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

Phone: (215) 351-7618

District: The School District of Philadelphia

Overview

Academy at Palumbo is ranked 19th within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Academy at Palumbo is 74 percent. The student body makeup is 39 percent male and 61 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 83 percent. Academy at Palumbo is 1 of 58 high schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#960
State Rank
#19
Magnet Rank
#154

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 642
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 83%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 48%
Full-Time Teachers 28

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 80%
Proficient in Math 80%
College Readiness Index 35.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 58
Total Students 40,465
Proficient in Reading (district average) 42%
Proficient in Math (district average) 36%
College Readiness (district average) 13.4

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Nearby Schools

Academy at Palumbo is 1 of 58 schools in the The School District of Philadelphia.

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