University Preparatory Academy Charter

  • University Preparatory Academy Charter serves 616 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • University Preparatory Academy Charter's student population of 616 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students616 students
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers

School Comparison

  • University Preparatory Academy Charter's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Preparatory Academy Charter is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#720 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
Asian
42%
11%
Hispanic
29%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
19%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.700.40
Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
49%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Clara County Office of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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