College Prep Academy
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About College Prep Academy
College Prep Academy is an innovative educational institution that provides students with an opportunity to gain college-level knowledge and skills. Located in the heart of the city, College Prep Academy offers a variety of courses and programs to help students prepare for college and beyond.
The Academy provides an environment that encourages students to develop their academic, personal, and professional skills. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education that includes core subjects, such as English and math, as well as specialized courses, such as science and foreign language.
The Academy also provides students with a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, and volunteer opportunities. These activities help students to develop their talents and interests and to build relationships with their peers.
The Academy also offers a range of support services to help students succeed. These include academic advising, tutoring, and counseling services. The staff at College Prep Academy are dedicated to helping students reach their goals and prepare for college.
College Prep Academy is an excellent choice for students who are looking for an innovative and comprehensive education. With its supportive environment, rigorous curriculum, and variety of activities and services, College Prep Academy is sure to help students reach their academic and personal goals.
251 N First St
Jacksonville, AR 72076
7 – 12
Overview College Prep Academy
College Prep Academy serves 297 students in grades 7-12.
College Prep Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Verdict on College Prep Academy
College Prep Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of College Prep Academy is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.