Downtown College Preparatory



Downtown College Preparatory Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Downtown College Preparatory Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 137
10 121
11 81
12 60

Downtown College Preparatory is a public high school of the San Jose Unf School District located in San Jose, CA. It has 399 students in grades 9th through 12th. Downtown College Preparatory is the 1,217th largest public high school in California and the 12,408th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 399
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Downtown College Preparatory Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 206
(52%)
5,328
(52%)
 Female 193
(48%)
5,012
(48%)

Downtown College Preparatory Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 356
(89%)
5,369
(52%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
232
(2%)
 White 10
(3%)
2,738
(26%)
 Black 6
(2%)
329
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
1,553
(15%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
61
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(1%)

Downtown College Preparatory Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 270
(68%)
3,513
(34%)
 Not Eligible 75
(19%)
6,124
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(14%)
703
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Downtown College Preparatory is ranked 941st out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Downtown College Preparatory students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Downtown College Preparatory Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 360
2006 413
2007 421
2008 426
2009 415
2010 412
2011 397
2012 399

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 40
2006 15.9
2007 16.4
2008 20.8
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 19.8
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.62227602905569
2007 0.60807600950119
2008 0.65962441314554
2009 0.8144578313253
2010 0.83009708737864
2011 0.99244332493703
2012 0.81203007518797

Compare Downtown College Preparatory to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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