Liberty Preparatory Academy

Alderman Bldg 37 Alderman Str
Springfield, MA 01108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Liberty Preparatory Academy serves 12 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 61%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Liberty Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • Liberty Preparatory Academy's student population of 12 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students12 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,676 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty Preparatory Academy is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank (13-14)#1301 out of 1676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
59%
60%
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Two or more races
17%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.59
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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