Mainland Preparatory Academy

319 Newman Rd,

Lamarque, TX, 77568-1429

Tel: (409)934-9100
Grades: PK-8

411 students

Mainland Preparatory Academy serves 411 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Mainland Preparatory Academy operates within the Mainland Preparatory Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 411 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 411 students
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Mainland Preparatory Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Mainland Preparatory Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
11%
50%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
79%
13%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Black (1999-2012)
White
4%
31%
Mainland Preparatory Academy White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mainland Preparatory Academy Sch Ethnicity Mainland Preparatory Academy Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.36 0.64
Mainland Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
60%
44%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
13%
7%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411 students has decreased by 18% over five years.
School District Name Mainland Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 411 799
District Total Revenue $4 MM $9 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $9 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,438 $11,947
District Spending / Student $7,758 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Marque High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shekinah Radiance Academy Abundant Life (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westlawn Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La Marque La Marque High School
    300 Vauthier Rd
    La Marque , TX , 77568
    (409)938-4261
    0.5  mi  |  729  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • La Marque Westlawn Elementary School
    1217 Vauthier Rd
    La Marque , TX , 77568
    (409)908-5100
    0.6  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • La Marque Premier Learning Academy
    Charter School
    5130 Casey
    La Marque , TX , 77568
    (409)935-8369
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • La Marque Shekinah Radiance Academy Abundant Life
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    5130 Casey
    La Marque , TX , 77568
    (409)935-8773
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • La Marque Early Childhood Learning Center
    100 Lake Rd
    La Marque , TX , 77568
    (409)935-3020
    1.3  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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