Joy Preparatory Academy

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Joy Preparatory Academy serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Joy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Joy Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Joy Preparatory Academy's student population of 356 students has grown by 159% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students356 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Joy Preparatory Academy
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Joy Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Joy Preparatory Academy is 0.00, 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 Testing Rank
#2652 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Joy Preparatory Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joy Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Joy Preparatory Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joy Preparatory Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.000.52
This chart display the diversity score of Joy Preparatory Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Joy Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joy Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoy Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joy Preparatory Academy is Ace Academy Sda Glendale Lincoln Woodward (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy Math: 2% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
    0.4 miles
    2585 Grove Street
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313) 494-8100
    0.4 PK-8 309
  • Detroit Marshall Thurgood Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 584 students
    0.5 miles
    15531 Linwood St
    Detroit, MI 48238
    (313) 494-8820
    0.5 PK-8 584
  • Detroit Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementarymiddle School Magnet School
    Math: 3% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 552 students
    1.0 miles
    8145 Puritan Street
    Detroit, MI 48227
    (313) 494-3830
    1 K-8 552
  • Detroit New Paradigm Glazer Academy Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 209 students
    1.0 miles
    2001 La Belle St
    Detroit, MI 48238
    (313) 833-1100
    1 K-8 209
  • Detroit Stewart Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 201 students
    1.0 miles
    13120 Wildemere St
    Detroit, MI 48238
    (313) 852-1450
    1 K-8 201

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