Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock

  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock serves 580 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock's student population of 580 students has grown by 66% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank
48%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.170.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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