Mainland Preparatory Academy



Mainland Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mainland Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 60
K 72
1 52
2 55
3 51
4 33
5 24
6 18
7 18
8 9
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mainland Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Lamarque, TX in the Mainland Preparatory Academy. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mainland Preparatory Academy is the 3,517th largest public school in Texas and the 32,418th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,418th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,517th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 177th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,520th out of 4,707

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Mainland Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 222
(57%)
222
(57%)
 Male 170
(43%)
170
(43%)

Mainland Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 317
(81%)
317
(81%)
 Hispanic 45
(11%)
45
(11%)
 White 16
(4%)
16
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
12
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mainland Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(55%)
216
(55%)
 Not Eligible 127
(32%)
127
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(13%)
49
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Mainland Preparatory Academy is ranked 2,812th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mainland Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

Mainland Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 564
2006 543
2007 495
2008 505
2009 481
2010 438
2011 411
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.2
2007 12.4
2008 12.9
2009 12
2010 11.1
2011 10.5
2012 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51595744680851
2006 0.59116022099448
2007 0.7010101010101
2008 0.5980198019802
2009 0.67983367983368
2010 0.7351598173516
2011 0.73965936739659
2012 0.67602040816327

Compare Mainland Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 67.6%
 

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Public PK - 08 392 9.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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