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 higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • 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.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students185 students
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Joy Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Joy Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeJoy Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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/an/a
Joy Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsJoy Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI 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.
0.020.50
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 185 students has decreased by 49% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,151 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,911 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 44% over four years.
School District NameJoy Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed185760
Joy Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$4 MM$11 MM
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2001-2015)
District Spending$4 MM$11 MM
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2001-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,151$11,681
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,911$11,849
Joy Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2001-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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