Mainland Preparatory Academy

Tel: (409)934-9100
Grades PK-8
412 students
Mainland Preparatory Academy serves 412 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Mainland Preparatory Academy operates within the Mainland Preparatory Academy School District.

School Overview

The student population of 412 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 412 students
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Students (1999-2014)
Gender % Mainland Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Mainland Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Mainland Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Hispanic
17%
52%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
77%
13%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Black Students (1999-2014)
White
4%
29%
Mainland Preparatory Academy White Students (1999-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mainland Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.41
Mainland Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1999-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
71%
53%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
7%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 412 students has decreased by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,183 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,021 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Mainland Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 412 838
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $9 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (1999-2010)
District Spending $4 MM $10 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (1999-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,183 $12,250
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (1999-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,021 $12,682
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (1999-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is La Marque Educational Alternative Preparatory School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Premier Learning Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Premier Learning Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La MarqueLa Marque Educational Alternative Preparatory School
    Alternative School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 8-12397 Duroux
    La MarqueTX 77568
    (409)938-4251
    0.38-12n/a
  • La MarqueLa Marque High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 636 students397 Duroux
    La MarqueTX 77568
    (409)938-4261
    0.57-12636
  • La MarquePremier Learning Academy
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 418 students5130 Casey
    La MarqueTX 77568
    (409)935-8369
    1.1KG-12418
  • La MarqueEarly Childhood Learning Center
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 512 students100 Lake Rd
    La MarqueTX 77568
    (409)935-3020
    1.3PK-KG512
  • Texas CityGalveston Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 8-10 | 3 students6105 Attwater Ave
    Texas CityTX 77591
    (409)938-4251
    1.98-103

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