Crown Preparatory Academy opened in 2010 as a charter school for students in 5th through 8th grades. The school offers a college prep curriculum with a longer school day and school year with double periods of math and literacy as well as small group tutoring.
The school offers a safe learning environment with a standards based college prep curriculum with emphasis on accountability and assessment.
The school does not offer any extra curricular activities, sports, or student clubs.
Parents expressed they are very pleased with the school. It offers a diverse student body, which is mainly African American and Hispanic. The teachers are very helpful and work with students personally to help them learn and achieve their goals. Students really like the school and teachers but stated they would like to see some extra curricular activities and sports offered.
The Academic Performance Index showed academic growth from 764 to 801. The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades.
The percentage of students passing the exams at Crown Preparatory Academy was mainly above average. English Language Arts was below average across the board but only by a small percentage.
Crown Preparatory Academy is doing an exceptional job in providing students with the tools they need to receive a quality education. However, if you are concerned by the lack of extra curricular activities you should visit the school and learn if any types of other programs are available. The test scores, the academic growth show promise, and that students are doing well.
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Crown Preparatory Academy
2055 West 24th St., Rm. 60
Los Angeles, CA 90018-1925