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University Preparatory Academy Charter School
  • Public, Magnet, Charter
  • SAN JOSE, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Administration
    grade A+
  7. Sports
    grade C minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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University Preparatory Academy Charter School is a top rated, public, charter, magnet school located in SAN JOSE, CA. It has 702 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading.

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2315 CANOAS GARDEN AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95125
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
74%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1320
169 responses
Average ACT
30
42 responses
AP Enrollment
53%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$151,822
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$2,395
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$1,274,838
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
61%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 101 responses
  • Free dress days
    18%
  • Prom
    15%
  • College Trips
    11%
  • Minimum Days
    11%
  • Senior lunches.
    11%
  • Early Thursdays
    9%
  • Movie nights
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
702
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
19%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.5%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
58%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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