Mcferran Preparatory Academy

1900 S. 7th Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Mcferran Preparatory Academy serves 906 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mcferran Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mcferran Preparatory Academy's student population of 906 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
906 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcferran Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mcferran Preparatory Academy is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1223 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
76%
10%
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White
8%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 30%)

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