Saginaw Preparatory Academy

Saginaw Preparatory Academy serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Saginaw 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Saginaw Preparatory Academy's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Saginaw 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 Saginaw Preparatory Academy is 0.27, 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
#2582 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
85%
18%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaginaw Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Saginaw Preparatory Academy is Mg Millet Learning Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is International Academy Of Saginaw (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jessie Loomis School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saginaw Jessie Loomis School Math: 4% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 373 students
    2.0 miles
    2000 Loomis St
    Saginaw, MI 48601
    (989) 399-4750
    2 PK-6 373
  • Saginaw International Academy Of Saginaw Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
    2.1 miles
    1944 Iowa Ave
    Saginaw, MI 48601
    (989) 921-1000
    2.1 PK-8 238
  • Saginaw Thomas White School
    Grades: PK-K | 100 students
    2.1 miles
    3650 Southfield Dr
    Saginaw, MI 48601
    (989) 777-2811
    2.1 PK-K 100
  • Saginaw Bridgeportspaulding Middle Schoolschrah Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 366 students
    2.2 miles
    3675 Southfield Dr
    Saginaw, MI 48601
    (989) 777-1600
    2.2 6-8 366
  • Saginaw Martin G Atkins Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 425 students
    2.2 miles
    3675 Southfield Dr
    Saginaw, MI 48601
    (989) 777-1600
    2.2 1-5 425

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