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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Arbor Preparatory High School is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Ypsilanti, MI. It has 414 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.
About Arbor Preparatory High School...
Address
6800 Hitchingham Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Telephone
(734) 961-9700
Website

Arbor Preparatory High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1130
52 responses
Average ACT
23
20 responses
AP Enrollment
54%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$46,339
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$860
National
$949
Median Home Value
$122,400
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.13 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 51 responses
Report
  • Pep Rallies
    22%
  • Basketball games
    20%
  • Dress Down day
    18%
  • Spirit week
    14%
  • Blue jean Fridays
    10%
  • Band Concerts
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
414
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
26.1%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses
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Arbor Preparatory High School Reviews

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My overall experience at Arbor Prep was average. The teachers did ok, and some did the bare minimum. Now as a college freshman, I feel as if they should have done more to prepare us for college. I attend a four year university, and majority of the things taught or what teachers said would be taught, were false. I would have appreciated having a real life advice instead of telling students what they think would make them feel better. I met a lot of great people while attending Arbor Prep, however the overall college readiness that they preach about, really is not as true as many may think.
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The academic preparation for college is almost second to none. I just graduated, and my college classes seem easier than my high school classes! However; I can only give this school three stars, because the dress code is very strict and there is no swim/football team. Also; the school is very small, so if something embarrassing happens to your child, almost every student in the school will hear about the event. (There are about 300-400 students enrolled in the school and there are only two hallways).
At Arbor Preparatory High teachers do there very best to equip students on what to expect when you go off to college. They don't settle and they push students to achieve there academic goals. School culture is okay, its better to get involved in extracurricular activities. Sports team are good. I enjoyed my four years at this High school. Very Structured.