Joy Preparatory Academy

15055 Dexter Ave

Detroit, MI 48238-2124

Tel: (313)340-0023
Grades: 3-8

254 students

Joy Preparatory Academy serves 254 students in grades 3-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Joy Preparatory Academy operates within the Joy Preparatory Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 254 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 3-8
Total Students 254 students
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Joy Preparatory Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Joy Preparatory Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Black
99%
22%
Joy Preparatory Academy Black (2006-2013)
White
1%
66%
Joy Preparatory Academy White (2010-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Joy Preparatory Academy Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.02 0.26
Joy Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2009-2013)
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.
92%
44%
Joy Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Joy Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 541 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Joy Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 541 822
Joy Preparatory Academy School District Number of Students Managed (2000-2013)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $11 MM
District Spending $4 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,818 $11,537
Joy Preparatory Academy School District Revenue / Student (2000-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,630 $11,612
Joy Preparatory Academy School District Spending / Student (2000-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Andrew Young Early College Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Andrew Young Early College Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy (0.4 miles away)
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