Urban Discovery Academy Charter

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (619)788-4668
  • Urban Discovery Academy Charter serves 430 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Urban Discovery Academy Charter operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 430 students has grown by 40% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students430 students
Gender %Urban Discovery Academy Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Students by GradeUrban Discovery Academy Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsUrban Discovery Academy Charter All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

District Comparison

  • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,786 in this district is less than the state average of $11,240. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,488 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed129,5181,558
San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,405 MM$18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,497 MM$18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,786$11,240
San Diego Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$11,488$11,537
San Diego Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  8/3/2015
Large size classrooms, overwhelmed teachers, lack of leadership in the administration, more time spent on classroom behavior than students learning in the classroom. Classic problems with an inner city school. Charter schools must compete for students and this school fails its students.
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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.