Anderson Preparatory Academy

101 West 29th Street
Anderson, IN 46016
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Anderson Preparatory Academy serves 781 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Anderson Preparatory Academy's student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Anderson Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Anderson Preparatory Academy is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1603 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
53%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anderson Preparatory Academy's ranking?
Anderson Preparatory Academy is ranked #1603 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Anderson Preparatory Academy?
The graduation rate of Anderson Preparatory Academy is 80-89%, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 87%.
How many students attend Anderson Preparatory Academy?
781 students attend Anderson Preparatory Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Anderson Preparatory Academy students are White, 22% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, and 10% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Anderson Preparatory Academy?
Anderson Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Anderson Preparatory Academy offer ?
Anderson Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Anderson Preparatory Academy part of?
Anderson Preparatory Academy is part of Anderson Preparatory Academy School District.

School Reviews

2   10/29/2016
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.
- Posted by Parent - Grady F.
5   5/24/2014
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!
- Posted by Parent - Ariel

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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