Palmer Park Preparatory Academy

  • Palmer Park Preparatory Academy serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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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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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is 0.00, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3078 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
6%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
12%
49%
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.
Black
100%
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.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.000.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
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

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