Leadership Preparatory Academy

6400 Woodrow Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 285 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Leadership Preparatory Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : Top 50% in GA
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Leadership Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Leadership Preparatory Academy's student population of 285 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 56% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Leadership Preparatory Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Leadership Preparatory Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
#698 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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20-29%
36%
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50-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
97%
36%
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White
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37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Leadership Preparatory Academy's ranking?
Leadership Preparatory Academy is ranked #698 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Leadership Preparatory Academy?
285 students attend Leadership Preparatory Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Leadership Preparatory Academy students are Black, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Leadership Preparatory Academy?
Leadership Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Leadership Preparatory Academy offer ?
Leadership Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Leadership Preparatory Academy part of?
Leadership Preparatory Academy is part of Dekalb County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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