Queens Preparatory Academy



Queens Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Queens Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 116
10 123
11 106
12 106

Queens Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #29 School District located in Springfield Gardens, NY. It has 451 students in grades 9th through 12th. Queens Preparatory Academy is the 740th largest public high school in New York and the 11,419th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.21

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Queens Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(57%)
2,377
(51%)
 Female 195
(43%)
2,277
(49%)

Queens Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 362
(80%)
3,852
(83%)
 Hispanic 46
(10%)
439
(9%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
221
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
32
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
58
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Queens Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 278
(62%)
2,819
(61%)
 Not Eligible 125
(28%)
1,306
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(11%)
529
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Queens Preparatory Academy is ranked 413th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Queens Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Queens Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 96
2006 196
2007 271
2008 359
2009 372
2010 397
2011 441
2012 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 16.3
2007 16.9
2008 14.7
2009 16
2010 18.2
2011 21
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6875
2006 0.59183673469388
2007 0.38007380073801
2008 0.56545961002786
2009
2010 0.54659949622166
2011 0.69160997732426
2012 0.72283813747228

Compare Queens Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.3%
 

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