University Preparatory Academy Charter District


University Preparatory Academy Charter is the sole school in the University Preparatory Academy Charter District in San Jose, California, serving grades 7-12 with a total enrollment of 713 students. This exceptional public charter high school consistently ranks among the top schools in the state, demonstrating exceptional academic performance, high graduation rates, and a diverse student population.

University Preparatory Academy Charter is a standout school, ranking 154th out of 2,335 high schools in California for the 2022-2023 school year and maintaining a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. Its students excel academically, with significantly higher proficiency rates on state assessments compared to the statewide averages. For example, 84.91% of 11th-grade students were proficient or better in English Language Arts/Literacy, compared to the state average of 55.41%, and 64.15% were proficient or better in mathematics, compared to the state average of 27.36%.

The school's exceptional performance extends beyond academics, with a 98.3% four-year graduation rate and a low 0.9% dropout rate, both significantly better than state averages. Additionally, the school's student population is racially diverse, with a significant representation of Asian, Hispanic, and African American students, as well as a range of socioeconomic backgrounds, with 30.01% of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. This diversity likely contributes to a rich learning environment and provides students with exposure to different cultural perspectives.

District Detail

 2315 Canoas Garden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125-2005

 (408) 723-1839

SchoolDigger Rank:
71st of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: 7-12
Students: 713

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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