Young Men's College Preparatory Academy

1701 Bringhurst

Houston, TX 77020-8314

Grades: 6-10

257 students

Young Men's College Preparatory Academy serves 257 students in grades 6-10.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 257 students has grown by 73% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-10
Total Students 257 students
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more 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 16:1 14:1
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
50%
51%
Black
44%
13%
White
4%
30%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.56 0.41
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.
69%
53%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,158 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,481 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,398 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Prep (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yes Prep - 5th Ward (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dogan Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HoustonYes Prep - 5th Ward
    Charter School
    1305 Benson Dr
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)967-9000
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-7 | 279 students                      
  • HoustonDogan Elementary School
    4202 Liberty Rd
    HoustonTX 77026
    (713)671-4140
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 593 students                      
  • HoustonNorthwest Preparatory Campus (wileyvale Campus)
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4705 Lyons
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)674-2105
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 3-8 | 47 students                      
  • HoustonAtherton Elementary School
    2011 Solo St
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)671-4100
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 367 students                      
  • HoustonBruce Elementary School
    Magnet School
    510 Jensen Dr
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)226-4560
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 572 students                      

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