College Prep Academy

  • College Prep Academy serves 425 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • College Prep Academy's student population of 425 students has grown by 86% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 94% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • College Prep Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of College Prep Academy is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#840 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
59%
21%
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White
29%
60%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in College Prep Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.560.32
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville Lighthouse Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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