23261 Scotia Rd
Oak Park, MI 48237
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Oak Park Preparatory Academy serves 831 students in grades 6-8.
Oak Park 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Oak Park Preparatory Academy's student population of 831 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Park Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Park Preparatory Academy is 0.06, 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2838 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
97%
18%
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White
3%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 831 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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