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Downtown College Preparatory

Downtown College Preparatory is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Curriculum

Offers Summerbridge Intersession programs focusing on core skills, college readiness classes (including preparation for standardized tests); 75-minute mandatory daily tutorial; an extended 9-hour school day, and teacher/advisors for all students.

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Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

16 Average score for the ACT Composite

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Not Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Reading was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Awards

Downtown College Preparatory received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 397
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 137
10 120
11 89
12 51

Downtown College Preparatory's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Downtown College Preparatory's enrollment numbers.

Gender 55% Male / 45% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

99% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Downtown College Preparatory.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 91%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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