Young Men's College Preparatory Academy

Young Men's College Preparatory Academy serves 384 students in grades 6 - 11.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 384 students has grown by 159% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 109% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-11
Total Students 384 students
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2012-2014)
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2012-2014)
Students by Grade Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Asian Students (2013-2014)
Hispanic
52%
52%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2012-2014)
Black
43%
13%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2012-2014)
White
4%
29%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy White Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.55 0.63
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2011-2014)
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.
65%
53%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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.
11%
7%
Young Men's College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

Houston Independent School District's student population of 209,721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,680 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 209,721 747
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,166 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $2,175 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,724 n/a
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Wheatley High School (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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  • HoustonYes Prep - 5th WardCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 413 students
    0.3 miles
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    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)924-0602
    0.36-8413
  • HoustonDogan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 616 students
    0.7 miles
    4202 Liberty Rd
    HoustonTX 77026
    (713)671-4140
    0.7PK-5616
  • HoustonNorthwest Preparatory Campus (wileyvale Campus)Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 4-8
    0.7 miles
    4705 Lyons
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)674-2105
    0.74-8n/a
  • HoustonAtherton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    0.8 miles
    2011 Solo St
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)671-4100
    0.8PK-5536
  • HoustonBruce Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
    0.9 miles
    510 Jensen Dr
    HoustonTX 77020
    (713)226-4560
    0.9PK-5598

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