Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy



Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 49
7 65
8 62
9 93
10 52
11 58
12 52

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Winston Salem/Forsyth County School District located in Winston-salem, NC. It has 431 students in grades 6th through 12th. Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy is the 399th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 11,948th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.01

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Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 221
(51%)
8,704
(49%)
 Male 210
(49%)
9,070
(51%)

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 342
(79%)
5,486
(31%)
 Hispanic 70
(16%)
3,525
(20%)
 White 9
(2%)
7,597
(43%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
695
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
411
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
46
(0%)

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 422
(98%)
7,471
(42%)
 Not Eligible 9
(2%)
9,517
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
786
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy is ranked 254th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 489
2007 352
2008 309
2009 386
2010 418
2011 432
2012 400
2013 434
2014 425
2015 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 61.2
2006 12.4
2007 9.7
2008 10.4
2009 11.9
2010 11.8
2011 13
2012 11.4
2013 12.7
2014 12.4
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63469387755102
2006 0.70143149284254
2007 0.68181818181818
2008 0.63754045307443
2009 0.75129533678756
2010 0.83492822966507
2011 0.8912037037037
2012 0.87
2013 0.88248847926267
2014 0.97882352941176
2015 0.97911832946636

Compare Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 97.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy
Winston-salem, NC
Public 06 - 12 431 12:1  
Carter High School
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Public 09 - 12 156 3.8:1 1 miles
J F Kennedy High School
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Public 09 - 12 718 15.1:1 2 miles
Paisley Ib Magnet School
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Public 06 - 10 798 15.8:1 3 miles
Quality Education Academy
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Public KG - 12 490 19.6:1 3 miles
R J Reynolds High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,733 18.4:1 3 miles
Kingswood School
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Public PK - 12 67 4.5:1 3 miles
Summit School Inc
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Private PK - 09 636 4:1 4 miles
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