Macdowell Preparatory Academy

  • Macdowell Preparatory Academy serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macdowell 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 student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Macdowell Preparatory Academy's student population of 343 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macdowell 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Macdowell 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 School Rank#2593 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Macdowell Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Macdowell Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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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 Macdowell 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%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macdowell Preparatory Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.000.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macdowell Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInternational Preparatory Academy - Macdowell Campus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Macdowell Preparatory Academy is David Ellis Academy (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bates Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Bates Academy
    Grades: PK-8 | 704 students
    0.3 miles
    19701 Wyoming St
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313)494-7000
    0.3 PK-8 704
  • Detroit David Ellis Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 340 students
    0.8 miles
    18977 Schaefer Hwy
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313)450-0642
    0.8 K-12 340
  • Detroit Vernor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 243 students
    0.9 miles
    13726 Pembroke Ave
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313)494-7342
    0.9 PK-6 243
  • Detroit Bagley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 376 students
    1.0 miles
    8100 Curtis St
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313)494-7175
    1.0 PK-6 376
  • Detroit Mumford High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 944 students
    1.0 miles
    17525 Wyoming St
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313)416-7064
    1.0 9-12 944

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