Columbus Preparatory Academy

  • Columbus Preparatory Academy serves 684 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Columbus Preparatory Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Columbus Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Columbus Preparatory Academy's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Total Students684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbus Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbus Preparatory Academy is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
18%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
52%
71%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus Preparatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.670.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbus Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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