West Prep Academy

150 W 105th St
New York, NY 10025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 148 students in grades 6-8, West Prep Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Prep Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

West Prep Academy's student population of 148 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

West Prep Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Prep Academy is 0.59, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
#2611 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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<50%
55%
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<50%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
46%
29%
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Black
45%
16%
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White
6%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Prep Academy's ranking?
West Prep Academy is ranked #2611 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are West Prep Academy often compared to?
West Prep Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Ms 245 Computer School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend West Prep Academy?
148 students attend West Prep Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of West Prep Academy students are Hispanic, 45% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Prep Academy?
West Prep Academy has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does West Prep Academy offer ?
West Prep Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Prep Academy part of?

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3   5/23/2022
I have put a five star because I love this school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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