Academy at Palumbo
|Location||1100 Catharine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||3 acres (1.2 ha)|
|Architect||Irwin T. Catharine|
|Architectural style||Art Deco|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP reference No.||86003315|
|Added to NRHP||December 4, 1986|
The Academy at Palumbo, formerly known as Bartlett School and Frank C. Palumbo Junior High School, is a historic school building located in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1930. It is a brick building with terra cotta ornament in the Art Deco-style.
The Academy at Palumbo was originally an elementary school in 1930, before converting to a highschool in 2006.
Since September 2006 the school has operated as a college preparatory magnet high school within the School District of Philadelphia. In 2010, 1750 students applied for admission, with 700 accepted and 190 matriculating. About 49% of the students are African-American. 91% of graduates began studying at four-year colleges or universities, 8% went to two-year colleges, and 1% began serving in the military.
The Women's volleyball team had success in 2019.
The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The RoboGriffins, school's robotics team, was the World Champion of CoderZ Pro League 2020-2021.