2727 Columbine Street
Denver, CO 80205
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Prep Academy serves 70 students in grades 6-12.
Prep Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prep Academy's student population of 70 students has declined by 59% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Prep Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prep Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1563 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
57%
34%
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Black
36%
5%
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White
3%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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