Joy Preparatory Academy

Tel: (313)340-0023
  • Joy Preparatory Academy serves 185 students in grades 3-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Joy Preparatory Academy operates within the Joy Preparatory Academy School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 185 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-8
Total Students 185 students
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Joy Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Joy Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Joy Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Black
99%
18%
Joy Preparatory Academy Black Students (2006-2015)
White
1%
68%
Joy Preparatory Academy White Students (2010-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Joy Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Joy Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.50
Joy Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
41%
Joy Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Joy Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

  • Joy Preparatory Academy School District's student population of 320 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,975 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,446 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Joy Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 320 760
Joy Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $10 MM
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2000-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2000-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,975 $12,839
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,446 $12,841
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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