West Prep Academy

  • West Prep Academy serves 203 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • West Prep Academy's student population of 203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Prep Academy's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Prep Academy is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3572 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
35%
26%
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Black
58%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 3 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  • New York Middle School 245 Computer School
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    0.0 miles
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    New York, NY 10024
    (917)441-0873
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  • New York P.S. 452
    Grades: K-5 | 315 students
    0.1 miles
    100 W 77th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)496-1050
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  • New York P.S. 87 William Sherman
    Grades: PK-5 | 873 students
    0.1 miles
    160 W 78th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)678-2826
    0.1 PK-5 873
  • New York Frank Mccourt High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
    0.4 miles
    145 W 84th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)362-2015
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