University Preparatory High School

University Preparatory High School serves 240 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
University Preparatory High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

University Preparatory High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

University Preparatory High School's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

University Preparatory High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of University Preparatory High School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 Testing Rank
#371 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
46%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
38%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTulare County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to University Preparatory High School is Special Education (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Divisadero Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Visalia Divisadero Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 794 students
    0.4 miles
    1200 S. Divisadero
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7661
    0.4 7-8 794
  • Visalia Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 1,040 student
    0.4 miles
    6200 S. Mooney Blvd.
    Visalia, CA 93278
    (559) 730-2910
    0.4 K-12 1,040
  • Visalia Tulare County Community Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 65 students
    0.4 miles
    6200 S. Mooney Blvd.
    Visalia, CA 93278
    (559) 651-2904
    0.4 7-12 65
  • Visalia Tulare County Court Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 138 students
    0.4 miles
    6200 S. Mooney Blvd.
    Visalia, CA 93278
    (559) 735-1640
    0.4 7-12 138
  • Visalia Royal Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 501 students
    0.5 miles
    1323 Clover Dr.
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7787
    0.5 K-6 501

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