West Lakes Preparatory Academy

8435 W 36th Ave
Hialeah, FL 33018
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, West Lakes Preparatory Academy ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Top 30% in FL
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Lakes Preparatory Academy's student population of 563 students has grown by 82% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 85% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

West Lakes Preparatory Academy ranks within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Lakes Preparatory Academy is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1015 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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55%
48%
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63%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
86%
36%
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Black
6%
21%
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White
4%
36%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Lakes Preparatory Academy's ranking?
West Lakes Preparatory Academy is ranked #1015 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are West Lakes Preparatory Academy often compared to?
West Lakes Preparatory Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Miami Lakes K-8 Center, Hialeah Gardens Elementary School, Youth Co-op Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend West Lakes Preparatory Academy?
563 students attend West Lakes Preparatory Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of West Lakes Preparatory Academy students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Lakes Preparatory Academy?
West Lakes Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does West Lakes Preparatory Academy offer ?
West Lakes Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is West Lakes Preparatory Academy part of?
West Lakes Preparatory Academy is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 563 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55% (Top 50%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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