Mainland Preparatory Academy

Tel: (409)934-9100
  • Mainland Preparatory Academy serves 437 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Mainland Preparatory Academy operates within the Mainland Preparatory Academy School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 437 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 437 students
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Mainland Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Mainland Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Mainland Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Mainland Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Asian Students (2014-2015)
Hispanic
16%
52%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
78%
13%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Black Students (1999-2015)
White
4%
29%
Mainland Preparatory Academy White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mainland Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mainland Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.37 0.41
Mainland Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
75%
52%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Mainland Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mainland Preparatory Academy School District's student population of 437 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,245 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,587 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Mainland Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 437 825
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $10 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2000-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2000-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,245 $12,126
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2014)
District Spending / Student $6,587 $11,704
Mainland Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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