5173 Lodge St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 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).

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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 declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Saginaw Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3027 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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