11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Mission Preparatory
Mission Preparatory School is an innovative K-8 public charter school located in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2013, Mission Preparatory School is dedicated to providing a high quality education to all students regardless of their background. The school’s mission is to prepare students for success in college and beyond by providing a rigorous academic program and a safe and supportive learning environment.
At Mission Preparatory School, students learn through a combination of project-based learning and traditional instruction. The curriculum is tailored to the individual student’s needs and interests, and the school emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving. The school also focuses on developing students’ character and leadership skills, as well as their ability to collaborate and work together.
In addition to its academic program, Mission Preparatory School offers a range of extracurricular activities, including sports, music, and art. The school also provides a variety of resources for families, including after-school programs and a parent support network.
Mission Preparatory School is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment, where all students are respected and valued. The school strives to create a safe and supportive community that celebrates each student’s unique identity and culture.
1050 York St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
K – 8
Overview Mission Preparatory
Mission Preparatory serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Mission Preparatory placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Mission Preparatory
Mission Preparatory is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Mission Preparatory is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.