Leadership Preparatory Academy



Leadership Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leadership Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 34
2 39
3 41
4 34
5 35
6 44
7 42
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Leadership Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Lithonia, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 301 students in grades 1st through 12th. Leadership Preparatory Academy is the 1,283rd largest public school in Georgia and the 41,134th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 301
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,134th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,283rd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 498th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,288th out of 1,342

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Leadership Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 152
(50%)
36,586
(51%)
 Female 149
(50%)
34,548
(49%)

Leadership Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 285
(95%)
46,258
(65%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
10,949
(15%)
 White 4
(1%)
8,419
(12%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
172
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,126
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
111
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,099
(6%)

Leadership Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(48%)
48,857
(69%)
 Not Eligible 124
(41%)
18,865
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(11%)
3,412
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Leadership Preparatory Academy is ranked 1,167th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Leadership Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Leadership Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 180
2011 250
2012 301

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 13.8
2011 15.6
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.52777777777778
2011 0.656
2012 0.58803986710963

Compare Leadership Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.8%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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