|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||7th grade to 12th grade|
|School District||Santa Clara County Office of Education|
|Location||2315 Canoas Garden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
University Preparatory Academy Charter has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 42nd in the best public high schools in California.
The University Preparatory Academy Charter student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Multiracial population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.7%||4|
|Two or more races||25.3%||145|
15.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, University Preparatory Academy Charter students are largely upper income and rank 166th in California for high school student family income.
Students at University Preparatory Academy Charter scored an average 74% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.6% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||60% to 64%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||70% to 74%*||80% to 84%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 44%*||65% to 69%*|
|White||60% to 79%*||80% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for University Preparatory Academy Charter students in 2016 was 1204.
104 out of 175 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 11% for participation.
University Preparatory Academy Charter offers 12 AP courses. 54 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. University Preparatory Academy Charter had 179 taking AP exams with a 131 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||73%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||54%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||20%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||48%|
|AP Courses Offered||12|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
University Preparatory Academy Charter
2315 Canoas Garden Ave.
San Jose, CA
Santa Clara County Office of Education
San Jose, CA