Citywide Admission

Philadelphia Military Academy

Mission Statement:
To promote 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 of the school are to develop leadership skills and build strong character.
Accredidations and Awards:
Title I Distinguished School, Pennsylvania, 2015-16
AP Courses:
English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Advanced Drawing, Computer Coding
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Drama, Public Speaking, Psychology, Art, Color Guard, Creative Writing, Math Enrichment, Journalism, Mural Arts Program
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Family-oriented environment, accountable student leadership, Active Home and School Association
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association; School Advisory Council; After school volunteers, Coffee (and Tea) with the Principal
Arts Activities and Classes:
Instrumental music classes; theater instruction; school plays; choir; drumline; drill team; literature, student officer training program, advanced art program, advanced placement courses, SGA, grade specific leadership opportunities
Activities and Special Programs:
National Honor Society; Raider Team; chess club; student government; yearbook
Boys Sports:
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Softball, (partners with other schools for Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Track & Field)
Girls Sports:
Basketball (partners with other schools for Baseball, Track & Field)
Septa Routes:
4, 16, 23, 39, 47, Broad Street subway, Regional Rail
Contact Information
2118 N. 13th St., 19122
Margie Goodwin, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School:Citywide Admission
Enrollment: 311
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: 4%
Special Education: 10%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 74%
Waiting List? No
Racial Demographics:African American – 60% Latino – 30% Asian – 3% White – 5% Other – 2%

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