Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School

  • Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School serves 284 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School's student population of 284 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students284 students
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers

School Comparison

  • Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1584 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)6-9%
36%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)6-9%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Black
98%
22%
Two or more races
2%
3%
Diversity Score0.040.54
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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