Global Preparatory Academy

  • Global Preparatory Academy serves 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Global Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Global Preparatory Academy's student population of 95 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 62% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Global Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Global Preparatory Academy is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2584 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Global Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
86%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Global Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Global Preparatory Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Global Preparatory Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.250.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Global Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlobal Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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