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University Preparatory Academy Charter (leave a review)
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+1 (408) 723-1839

2315 Canoas Garden Ave.

San Jose, California


About University Preparatory Academy Charter
7th Grade - 12th Grade
Charter school

University Preparatory Academy Charter is one of 27 schools in the Santa Clara County Office of Education district of California.

Classified as a charter school, it teaches pupils from 7th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 593 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $61,489, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
University Preparatory Academy Charter 593$7,77222$61,4890.70
Canoas Elementary (0.48 miles) 321$1,04021$73,7050.52
Ernesto Galarza Elementary (1.02 miles) 480$90024$69,4020.30
Franklin Elementary (1.54 miles) 783$1,41326$86,1870.56
Hacienda Science/Environmental Magnet (1.59 miles) 731$50526$82,4010.71
Booksin Elementary (1.76 miles) 848$5,84426$75,5410.62

University Preparatory Academy Charter

Number of pupils593
Funding per pupil$7,772
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$61,489
Diversity index0.70

Canoas Elementary (0.48 miles)

Number of pupils321
Funding per pupil$1,040
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$73,705
Diversity index0.52

Ernesto Galarza Elementary (1.02 miles)

Number of pupils480
Funding per pupil$900
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$69,402
Diversity index0.30

Franklin Elementary (1.54 miles)

Number of pupils783
Funding per pupil$1,413
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$86,187
Diversity index0.56

Hacienda Science/Environmental Magnet (1.59 miles)

Number of pupils731
Funding per pupil$505
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$82,401
Diversity index0.71

Booksin Elementary (1.76 miles)

Number of pupils848
Funding per pupil$5,844
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$75,541
Diversity index0.62
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
4115thlargest school
3468thhighest number of FTE teachers
3860thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
7979thhighest average teaching salary
9049thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
9288thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
767thhighest diversity index
5606thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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