Wilmington Preparatory Academy



Wilmington Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 23
1 21
2 16
3 17
4 12
5 14
6 17
7 14
8 13
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wilmington Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, NC in the Wilmington Preparatory Academy. It enrolls 147 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wilmington Preparatory Academy is the 1,484th largest public school in North Carolina and the 51,055th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 147
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,055th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,484th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 99th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,469th out of 1,536

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Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 74
(50%)
74
(50%)
 Female 73
(50%)
73
(50%)

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 79
(54%)
79
(54%)
 White 44
(30%)
44
(30%)
 Hispanic 17
(12%)
17
(12%)
 Two or More 7
(5%)
7
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 63
(43%)
63
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 57
(39%)
57
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(18%)
27
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Wilmington Preparatory Academy is ranked 1,408th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilmington Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 70
2008 114
2009 134
2010 88
2011 137
2012 140
2013 133
2014 136
2015 147

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 10
2008 57
2009 10.3
2010 10
2011 12.5
2012 10.5
2013 11.6
2014 12.5
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.625
2011 0.56934306569343
2012 0.69285714285714
2013 0.51127819548872
2014 0.57352941176471
2015 0.57142857142857

Compare Wilmington Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.1%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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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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