Traverse City College Preparatory Academy

1402 Carlisle Rd,

Traverse City, MI, 49686-8375

Tel: (231)929-4539
Grades: 9-12

61 students

Traverse City College Preparatory Academy serves 61 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Traverse City College Preparatory Academy operates within the Traverse City College Preparatory Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 61 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 61 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has increased by 26% over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
18:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
6%
Black
3%
22%
White
90%
67%
Unknown
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.19
0.48
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 34%
44%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Traverse City College Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
n/a
Number of Students Managed 61
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grand Traverse Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Grand Traverse Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Middle School (1 miles away)
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  • Recommended June 08, 2010 - This is a great concept, however the school falls short in many ways. Poor communication with parents. Schedule changes were not told to anyone but students and has resulted in 50% of school absent, etc on days school calender reflected closed yet admin opened to make up for flu days. This was never updated on website nor communicated to parents. Students are used to transport other students to off-campus trips w/o parents consent (permission slip indicated transportation provided). Conferences with some teachers can be ridiculous - no times are provided, it is just first come first serve. Waited 45 mins for one teacher (school is small, only 50 kids and hardly any parents showed for conference). Math teacher sat and chatted socially with parent while others waited to talk academics - this continued over and over. Teacher never returned our calls post conference as we were tired of waiting and had to leave. By mid year, 20 students transferred. We are one of them and are THRILLED with GTA so far. Was advised by other schools as well as other parents that this school may close altogether due to significant drops in enrollment. I completely understand why. Beware. - Posted by Parent

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