Margaux Munnelly

Principal, Mastery Charter School – Pickett Campus
Mastery Charter Schools
2019 Neubauer Fellow
Grade Level
6th - 12th
Student Enrollment
School/Org Neighborhood
M.S.Ed. School Leadership, Administrative Certification, Chestnut Hill College
Certification in Secondary Education, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. Hispanic Studies, Boston College
"Serving the youth of Philadelphia in education is my life’s work because access to a high-quality education is a social justice imperative. My Pickett students, and all students in Philadelphia, deserve love AND outcomes in their schools. I am honored to be a Neubauer Fellow and will bring all of the learning afforded to me back to Pickett to ensure my students receive a world-class education in a loving, empowering environment."

Margaux has served as the principal of Mastery Charter School – Pickett Campus since 2016. Under her leadership, Mastery Pickett achieved a 24-point increase on the School Progress Report (SPR) overall score for the middle school, a 25-point increase on the high school SPR overall score, and has been rated as Significantly Exceeding Standard for Pennsylvania Academic Growth, measured by the Pennsylvania Value Added Assessment System (PVAAS) in Biology and Literature. In 18-19 the school achieved a 5% increase in 8th grade science scores measured by the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) and since 2018 students attending school 90% or more days grew by 14%. Mastery Pickett has increased student retention by 3% since 2018 and has consistently achieved a 4-year graduation rate of 100%. Master Picket was also identified as a “Beating the Odds” school, named one of the top 35 schools for growth of Black/Brown students in the lowest socioeconomic quartile by study by PSP.

Margaux has been an educator since 2006. Prior to becoming a principal, Margaux served as high school math teacher, 9th grade village lead teacher, recruitment coordinator, content specialist, learning team leader, summer program coordinator teacher, and assistant principal of instruction. Margaux grew up in Columbus, Ohio.