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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock operates within the San Jose Unified School District.
  • San Jose Unified School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock's student population of 580 students has grown by 118% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 257% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students580 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeDowntown College Prep - Alum Rock Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 38:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
91%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
1%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsDowntown College Prep - Alum Rock All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Downtown College Prep - Alum Rock is San Jose Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Jose Unified School District's student population of 33,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,426 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,922 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    54
    4
    Number of Students Managed33,1051,585
    San Jose Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    88%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$346 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$362 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,426$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,922$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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