Palmer Park Preparatory Academy



Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 48
2 24
3 34
4 43
5 40
6 41
7 96
8 107
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Detroit City School District located in Detroit, MI. It has 482 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 11th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30

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Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 244
(51%)
18,558
(50%)
 Male 238
(49%)
18,515
(50%)

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 479
(99%)
31,139
(84%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
4,369
(12%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
686
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
697
(2%)

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(73%)
25,984
(70%)
 Not Eligible 128
(27%)
10,729
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
360
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palmer Park Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Palmer Park Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 731
2006 607
2007 757
2008 604
2009 575
2010 548
2011 564
2012 493
2013 474
2014 500
2015 482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 15.6
2007 16.1
2008 18.3
2009 18
2010 11.9
2011 16.6
2012 14.5
2013 14.8
2014 15.2
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58960328317373
2006 0.72817133443163
2007 0.61955085865258
2008 0.69205298013245
2009 0.79130434782609
2010 0.83759124087591
2011 0.7145390070922
2012 0.73630831643002
2013 0.79535864978903
2014 0.762
2015 0.7344398340249

Compare Palmer Park Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.4%
 

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