Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter



Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 75
2 59
3 60
4 49
5 48
6 37
7 31
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter is a public elementary school located in Decatur, GA in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter is the 1,093rd largest public school in Georgia and the 28,213th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,213th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,093rd out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 119th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 895th out of 1,337

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Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 221
(51%)
35,553
(48%)
 Male 216
(49%)
37,848
(52%)

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 421
(96%)
45,139
(61%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
13,420
(18%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
4,794
(7%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,346
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
8,393
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
122
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
187
(0%)

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 292
(67%)
52,448
(71%)
 Not Eligible 93
(21%)
18,352
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(12%)
2,601
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter is ranked 813th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.3%. 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.

Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 283
2013 382
2014 457
2015 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 15.2
2013 15.5
2014 15.2
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 N/A
2013 0.76178010471204
2014 0.77899343544858
2015 0.78718535469108

Compare Dekalb Preparatory Academy Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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Public KG - 07 437 12.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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