Orange Preparatory Academy

Tel: (973)677-4135
  • Orange Preparatory Academy serves 603 students in grades 8-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Orange Preparatory Academy operates within the Orange Board Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 603 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-9
Total Students603 students
Orange Preparatory Academy Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Orange Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Orange Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeOrange Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Orange Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Orange Preparatory Academy Asian Students (1988-2005)
Hispanic
25%
25%
Orange Preparatory Academy Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
75%
16%
Orange Preparatory Academy Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
48%
Orange Preparatory Academy White Students (1988-2012)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Orange Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsOrange Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ 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.
0.380.42
Orange Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
68%
31%
Orange Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Orange Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Orange Board Of Education School District's student population of 5,185 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,374 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,706 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameOrange Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed5,185954
Orange Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$118 MM$20 MM
Orange Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$114 MM$20 MM
Orange Board Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$24,374$19,116
Orange Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$23,706$19,190
Orange Board Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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