Palmer Park Preparatory Academy

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Palmer 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Palmer Park Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy's student population of 437 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students437 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is 0.02, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2923 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
99%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmer Park Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmer Park Preparatory Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.020.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmer Park Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Public Schools Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is Mumford High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nolan Elementarymiddle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bagley Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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