Urban Discovery Academy Charter
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).
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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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