Wilmington Preparatory Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (910)799-6776
  • Wilmington Preparatory Academy serves 136 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Wilmington Preparatory Academy operates within the Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 136 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 136 students
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Wilmington Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade Wilmington Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
48%
26%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Black Students (2008-2015)
White
38%
50%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wilmington Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.45
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2007-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
52%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
5%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District's student population of 136 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,970 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has grown by 6891% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,008 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 136 912
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2008-2014)
District Total Revenue $1 MM $10 MM
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2008-2014)
District Spending $1 MM $11 MM
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2008-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,970 $11,110
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2008-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,008 $11,529
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2008-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  12/20/2010
Wilmington Preparatory offers small classes and intense preparation for EOG tests. The teachers at Wilmingon Preparatory academy are very warm and caring and go the extra mile to make sure all the students achieve to their highest potential. Good values are taught at the school with an emphasis on respect. The music classes at the school are wonderful and the children have fun learning and performing many songs. The school emphasizes community outreach and the importance of helping others. Breakfast and lunch as well as transportation are provided by the school. If you like extra curricular activities , you will love Wilmington Preparatory acadamy. Creative hands on learning projects are part of our curriculum.
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