Pelham Preparatory Academy

925 Astor Ave,

Bronx, NY, 10469-

Tel: (718)944-3401
Grades: 9-12

506 students

Pelham Preparatory Academy serves 506 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Pelham Preparatory Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #11 School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 506 students
Pelham Preparatory Academy Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Pelham Preparatory Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Pelham Preparatory Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 13:1
Pelham Preparatory Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
49%
23%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
40%
19%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Black (2004-2012)
White
6%
48%
Pelham Preparatory Academy White (2004-2012)
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.
0.60 0.68
Pelham Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
59%
42%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
14%
7%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,642 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
3
Number of Students Managed 40,642 1,136
New York City Geographic  #11 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 86%
New York City Geographic  #11 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2009)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Collegiate Institute For Math And Science High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is High School For Language And Innovation (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 96 Richard Rodgers (0.5 miles away)
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