Academy At Palumbo

  • Academy At Palumbo serves 916 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Academy At Palumbo placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Academy At Palumbo places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Academy At Palumbo's student population of 916 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy At Palumbo is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy At Palumbo is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#52 out of 2814 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio44:115:1
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Asian
29%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
43%
15%
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White
13%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.53
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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