Downtown College Preparatory Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#218
College Readiness Index
62.3
Academic Performance Index
733
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 397 Students
  • 20 Teachers

Downtown College Preparatory
1460 THE ALAMEDA
SAN JOSE, CA 95126

Phone: (408) 271-1730

District: San Jose Unified School District

Overview

Downtown College Preparatory is ranked 36th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Downtown College Preparatory is 78 percent. The student body makeup is 55 percent male and 45 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. Downtown College Preparatory is 1 of 16 high schools in the San Jose Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#218
State Rank
#36
Charter Rank
#45

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 397
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 99%
Full-Time Teachers 20

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness Index 62.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 16
Total Students 10,269
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 42.6

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Nearby Schools

Downtown College Preparatory is 1 of 16 schools in the San Jose Unified School District.

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