Wilmington Preparatory Academy



Wilmington Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 26
1 14
2 14
3 16
4 13
5 18
6 20
7 10
8 9
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 140 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wilmington Preparatory Academy is the 1,431st largest public school in North Carolina and the 51,039th largest nationally. It has 10.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 140
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,039th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,431st out of 1,486
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 58th out of 1,486
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,419th out of 1,486

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Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 72
(51%)
72
(51%)
 Female 68
(49%)
68
(49%)

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 64
(46%)
64
(46%)
 White 53
(38%)
53
(38%)
 Two or More 13
(9%)
13
(9%)
 Hispanic 10
(7%)
10
(7%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wilmington Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(53%)
74
(53%)
 Not Eligible 43
(31%)
43
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(16%)
23
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,474 ranked schools in North Carolina, Wilmington Preparatory Academy is ranked 1,345th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilmington Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) is higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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.

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

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

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.625
2011 0.56934306569343
2012 0.69285714285714

Compare Wilmington Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,442.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 69.3%
 

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Wilmington Preparatory Academy
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Public KG - 08 140 10.5:1  
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Public PK - 05 476 14.4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 627 9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 692 16.5:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 500 15.5:1 3 miles
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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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