Academy at Palumbo

1122 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 351-7618
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 494
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Adrienne Wallace Chew
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 494
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 238 (48.2%)
  • Females: 250 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 228 (46.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 249 (50.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Academy at Palumbo Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black26553.6%
Asian8517.2%
Hispanic418.3%
White9719.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Academy at Palumbo
  Number Percent
9th Grade13326.9%
10th Grade12625.5%
11th Grade11623.5%
12th Grade11924.1%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
49.4%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
96.0%
District:
57.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.4%
District:
4.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
94.1%
District:
51.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
93.3%
District:
48.6%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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