Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy



Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 73
7 59
8 64
9 53
10 69
11 49
12 40

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 407 students in grades 6th through 12th. Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is the 462nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 12,454th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,454th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 462nd out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 300th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 388th out of 1,154

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Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 227
(56%)
4,081
(49%)
 Male 180
(44%)
4,260
(51%)

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 234
(57%)
2,934
(35%)
 Hispanic 109
(27%)
2,969
(36%)
 White 31
(8%)
1,796
(22%)
 Two or More 27
(7%)
468
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
128
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 292
(72%)
5,492
(66%)
 Not Eligible 89
(22%)
2,472
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
377
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is ranked 206th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.1%) 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.

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 104
2009 160
2010 244
2011 298
2012 356
2013 410
2014 404
2015 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 12
2009 11.9
2010 13.9
2011 13.7
2012 14
2013 11.4
2014 14.4
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.94230769230769
2009 0.9625
2010 0.86885245901639
2011 0.79865771812081
2012 0.8061797752809
2013 0.76341463414634
2014 0.80940594059406
2015 0.78132678132678

Compare Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
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 78.1%
 

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