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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Anderson Preparatory Academy is an above average, public, charter school located in Anderson, IN. It has 847 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.
Address
101 West 29th Street
Anderson, IN 46016
Telephone
(765) 649-8472
Website

Anderson Preparatory Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1120
35 responses
Average ACT
23
6 responses
AP Enrollment
5%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$34,441
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$705
National
$949
Median Home Value
$70,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
Report
  • Military Ball
    36%
  • Choir
    23%
  • Field Day
    18%
  • Our Band
    9%
  • Art,national honor society
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
847
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
19%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$7,514/ year
National
$12,239
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.13 responses
8%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.13 responses
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It is a personal education. Class sizes are small and the interaction between student and teacher is great! There are many activities one can be involved in but due to the small number of students, one can be stretched over too much. On the other hand, the environment is is safe and respectful.
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I love how structured APA is! I am able to learn without the distraction of others and if anyone steps out of line, it is dealt with right away. Also, I love all of the teachers! The teachers really care whether I succeed or not and make sure that I am getting the best out of my education!
Anderson Prearatory Academy (APA) is a fun yet serious environment filled with thoughtful and impowering staff members. APA also has a unique military, airforce influence and is centered around the cadet oath, “...I will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do...” APA has inspired me to become a leader, grow as a person, and has challenged me everyday to work towards my goals.