925 Astor Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pelham Preparatory Academy serves 503 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham Preparatory Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Pelham Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Pelham Preparatory Academy's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pelham Preparatory Academy is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#509 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
54%
28%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
7%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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