Anderson Preparatory Academy

101 West 29th Street
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Anderson Preparatory Academy serves 747 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Anderson Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Anderson Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Anderson Preparatory Academy's student population of 747 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students747 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Anderson Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Anderson Preparatory Academy is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1353 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
61%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.580.51
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Anderson Preparatory Academy is Compass Alternative School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anderson Compass Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 77 students
    0.7 miles
    2010 Brentwood Drive
    Anderson, IN 46011
    (765) 641-6571
    0.7 6-9 77
  • Anderson Anderson Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 629 students
    1.0 miles
    2035 S Raible Ave
    Anderson, IN 46011
    (765) 641-2092
    1 K-5 629
  • Anderson Edgewood Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 292 students
    1.2 miles
    3525 Winding Way
    Anderson, IN 46011
    (765) 641-2119
    1.2 K-5 292
  • Anderson Excel Center - Anderson Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 334 students
    2.3 miles
    630 Nichols Ave
    Anderson, IN 46016
    (317) 524-3930
    2.3 10-12 334
  • Anderson Anderson High School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,866 student
    2.4 miles
    4610 Madison Ave
    Anderson, IN 46013
    (765) 641-2037
    2.4 9-12 1,866

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Our boys have grown up at Anderson and they love it! The Academy provides amazing activates to stimulate their little minds: Interactive learning lessons, karate class, drawing, painting, and supported by their excellent staff. Thank you for all the love you've given our boys.
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Love APA and so does my son! I have NEVER witnessed a school where the teachers are so involved and so happy to be there ! They are always there for your children!
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