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 61
7 68
8 68
9 77
10 53
11 29
12 0

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 356 students in grades 6th through 11th. Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is the 509th largest public high school in Michigan and the 13,265th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.35

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Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 200
(56%)
2,356
(47%)
 Male 156
(44%)
2,642
(53%)

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 258
(72%)
2,002
(40%)
 Hispanic 39
(11%)
1,263
(25%)
 Two or More 29
(8%)
322
(6%)
 White 25
(7%)
1,293
(26%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
79
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 267
(75%)
3,443
(69%)
 Not Eligible 69
(19%)
1,334
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
221
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy is ranked 268th out of 0 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 (80.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 80.6%
 

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