Urban Discovery Academy Charter serves 610 students in grades Kindergarten-10.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Urban Discovery Academy Charter's student population of 610 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-10
Total Students
610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Urban Discovery Academy Charter is 0.65, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
45%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
23:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
42%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Urban Discovery Academy Charter.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Urban Discovery Academy Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Urban Discovery Academy Charter 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-10
  • Students: 610 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20% in CA)

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