Mcferran Preparatory Academy

  • Mcferran Preparatory Academy serves 904 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Mcferran Preparatory Academy's student population of 904 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students904 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcferran Preparatory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcferran Preparatory Academy is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1132 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
6%
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Black
76%
11%
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White
9%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcferran Preparatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.410.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcferran Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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