Downtown College Preparatory

  • Downtown College Preparatory serves 470 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Downtown College Preparatory 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Downtown College Preparatory's student population of 470 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downtown College Preparatory is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downtown College Preparatory is 0.16, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8762 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.160.64
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Graduation Rate70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downtown College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Jose Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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