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Philadelphia Military Academy

Mission Statement:
The school is committed to promoting academic excellence through sound educational principles and practices conjoined with leadership training and character-building. Formed in June 2005, the school is solely college preparatory. The military aspects are to develop leadership skills and character.
Accredidations and Awards:
Pennsylvania Title I Reward School
Points of Pride:
State-of-the-art fitness center; JROTC activities; community service opportunities; students develop leadership skills
AP Courses:
English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Drama; Public Speaking; Psychology; Art; Color Guard; Creative Writing; Math Enrichment; Journalism; Yearbook
Foreign Languages:
French, Spanish
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Family-oriented environment
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, Student Advisory Council, afterschool volunteers
Arts Activities and Classes:
Instrumental music classes; choir; drum line; theater instruction; school plays; drill team
Activities and Special Programs:
National Honor Society; Raider Team; dual enrollment; chess club; student government; partner with other schools for cheerleading and track & field
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football
Girls Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football
Septa Routes:
4, 16, 23, 39, 47, Broad Street subway, Regional Rail
Contact Information
2118 N. 13th St., 19122
Patricia Randzo, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Citywide Admission
2014-2015 Enrollment: 306
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: As, Bs, or Cs; no more than 10 absences; no more than 5 latenesses; no negative disciplinary reports; mandatory summer training; must agree to abide by the JROTC Cadet Creed, wear the Army JROTC and PMA uniform in the prescribed fashion, and comply with standards of personal appearance; interview by invitation only
ELLS: 7%
Special Education: 12%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 100%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics: African American – 62% Latino – 28% Asian – 4% White – 5% Other – 1%

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