Downtown College Preparatory Middle District


Downtown College Preparatory Middle is the sole public charter middle school serving grades 5-8 in the Downtown College Preparatory Middle District in San Jose, California. With an enrollment of 294 students, the school faces significant academic and socioeconomic challenges, as evidenced by its consistently low test scores, high chronic absenteeism, and high percentage of economically disadvantaged students.

Academically, Downtown College Preparatory Middle performs well below the state averages across all grade levels and subject areas, with proficiency rates in English Language Arts ranging from 16.87% to 28.17% and in Mathematics from 4.55% to 11.27%, compared to state averages of 44.16% to 47.44% and 29.94% to 33.38%, respectively. The school's chronic absenteeism rate of 33.3% is also significantly higher than the state average, which can further impact student learning and academic outcomes.

Socioeconomically, the school serves a population with significant challenges, with 79.25% of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. This high percentage of economically disadvantaged students suggests that the school may require additional resources and support to address the unique needs of its student population and improve overall academic performance.

District Detail

 1402 Monterey Hwy.
San Jose, CA 95110-3617

 (408) 271-8120

SchoolDigger Rank:
1487th of 1563 California districts

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Grades served: 5-8
Students: 294

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