Pelham Preparatory Academy

  • Pelham Preparatory Academy serves 492 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Pelham Preparatory Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #11 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #11 School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students492 students
Pelham Preparatory Academy Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Pelham Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Pelham Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradePelham Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
Pelham Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Pelham Preparatory Academy American Indian Students (2012-2015)
Asian
5%
9%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
50%
25%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
36%
18%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Black Students (2005-2015)
White
7%
45%
Pelham Preparatory Academy White Students (2005-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsPelham Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.620.70
Pelham Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
64%
45%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Pelham Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #11 School District's student population of 38,535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
2
Number of Students Managed38,535935
New York City Geographic #11 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate56%87%
New York City Geographic #11 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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