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 declined by 15% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students136 students
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Wilmington Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by GradeWilmington Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWilmington Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.620.66
Wilmington Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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 $7,971 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,514 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameWilmington Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed136912
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2008-2015)
District Total Revenue$1 MM$18 MM
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2008-2015)
District Spending$1 MM$18 MM
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2008-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,971$10,864
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2008-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,514$10,591
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2008-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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    1.1 miles
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    WilmingtonNC 28403
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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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