University Preparatory



University Preparatory Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Preparatory Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 150
7 155
8 156
9 143
10 118
11 110
12 81

University Preparatory is a public high school of the Shasta Union High School District located in Redding, CA. It has 913 students in grades 6th through 12th. University Preparatory is the 863rd largest public high school in California and the 6,416th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.0 to 1.

Total Students: 913
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.69

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University Preparatory Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 461
(50%)
2,778
(49%)
 Male 452
(50%)
2,911
(51%)

University Preparatory Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 666
(73%)
4,125
(73%)
 Hispanic 94
(10%)
678
(12%)
 Two or More 87
(10%)
293
(5%)
 Asian 51
(6%)
239
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
220
(4%)
 Black 4
(0%)
112
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
22
(0%)

University Preparatory Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 748
(82%)
3,534
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(11%)
1,803
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(7%)
352
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University Preparatory is ranked 1,314th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Preparatory students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

University Preparatory Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 335
2006 437
2007 515
2008 677
2009 776
2010 817
2011 865
2012 913

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.2
2007 15.9
2008 20.9
2009 24.4
2010 N/A
2011 22.5
2012 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2
2006 0.18993135011442
2007 0.25242718446602
2008 0.20088626292467
2009 0.22164948453608
2010 0.25581395348837
2011 0.046242774566474
2012 0.18072289156627

Compare University Preparatory to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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