Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter

  • Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter serves 495 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter's student population of 495 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1683 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
96%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.080.68
This chart display the diversity score of Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeKalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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The school has had quality staff in the past, however, they have a high turnover rate for their staff. The school does offer extracurricular activities such as basketball and flag football, however, they lack the support needed with regard to funding the activities. They also have access to lots of advanced technology, however, again they do not have the necessary staff to support the use of all the accessible technology.
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