Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy

  • Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy serves 418 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (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 19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) 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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2889 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
8%
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Black
54%
18%
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White
6%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.28
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Graduation Rate≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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