Tindley Preparatory Academy



Tindley Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tindley Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 43
6 60
7 62
8 62
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tindley Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the Tindley Preparatory Academy. It enrolls 227 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 227
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17

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Tindley Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 227
(100%)
227
(100%)
 Female 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tindley Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 206
(91%)
206
(91%)
 Two or More 12
(5%)
12
(5%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tindley Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(60%)
137
(60%)
 Not Eligible 58
(26%)
58
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(14%)
32
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Tindley Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Tindley Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 174
2013 279
2014 301
2015 227

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 8.3
2013 12.7
2014 14.7
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.63793103448276
2013 0.68100358422939
2014 0.99003322259136
2015 0.74449339207048

Compare Tindley Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.4%
 

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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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