UME Preparatory Academy is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Dallas, TX. It has 486 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
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UME Preparatory Academy Reviews
I have gone to UME for 7 semesters of high school. I love UME. The school community is very strong, and everyone knows each other. Students and staff alike are very friendly. One downfall is the lack of variety when it comes to available classes. They have a good athletics program, but their music department does lack some because it's such a small school. There is no band or orchestra, but only a choir class that is not very active. The theater department is strong, but doesn't have a lot of funding. We have pretty good teachers all around. Overall, I would recommend UME to anyone looking for a small, tight-knit community with a good foundation for college. I am a senior, graduating in a couple of months, and I will be graduating with 27 college credits under my belt. Great school!
It a very good School, very respectful teachers and students. I've been going here every since it started in 2013. I think it needs to be more biracial, and many stable teachers. I have friends who graduated from other schools who will talk about their old teachers to people who go to the same school they went to. Many times they talk about their old teachers and how they acted then and the enrolled student student can relate. “Mrs. Regina is still the 7th grade English teacher! I can’t believe you had her 13 years ago when you were in 7th grade!” I’d like teachers to feel comfortable enough to stay more years, so they can see their former students graduate, showing how proud they are.
This school is amazing! All the staff and teachers care so much about the students and push them to be better. A very good education system that really challenges the students to do their best. The school is a very close-knit community, with many great opportunities. It is certainly a school you will not forget.