Young Women's Preparatory Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#70
College Readiness Index
83.0
Math Proficiency
N/A
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 06–12 Grades
  • 368 Students
  • 23 Teachers

Young Women's Preparatory Academy
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130

Phone: (305) 575-1200

District: Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Overview

The Young Women’s Preparatory Academy recruits a diverse group of female students and aims to mold them into leaders. Part of the Secondary School Reform Initiative, the school focuses on personalized learning, an advanced curriculum, and community engagement. Advanced Placement courses and guided career pathways are available for students at the Young Women’s Preparatory Academy. Participants in the school’s career technical education programs can earn credit toward an associate degree in science at Miami-Dade College.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#70
State Rank
#7
Magnet Rank
#27

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 368
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 89%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 67%
Full-Time Teachers 23

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 83%
Proficient in Math N/A
College Readiness Index 83.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 06 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 78
Total Students 100,999
Proficient in Reading (district average) 42%
Proficient in Math (district average) 44%
College Readiness (district average) 42.0

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Nearby Schools

Young Women's Preparatory Academy is 1 of 78 schools in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

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