6
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School leader:  Lori Hartmann - Principal
1460 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126

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(408) 271-1730
(408) 271-1734
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Best known for
"Downtown College Prep prepares first-generation students for college success."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, None, Creative writing, Dance...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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20 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · January 08, 2016
I rather my son be an average grade student in a demanding school, than a good grade student at a dumb down school. The only thing my son is really learning about, is the difference in the gangs his class mates are sympathizers of. He had C's &... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 06, 2016
Part 1 of 3 01/06/16 My child has been attending DCP High School since freshman year. We are fairly pleased with the school. The positives are: 1) staff that genuinely seems to care about the students; 2) small school and small class... more

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Submitted by a student · August 07, 2014
Truthfully, this school lacks "college prep". Yes, they strive to get you into college, but they're not feeding you the details on how to be a student. Most of the students here are immature. You can not learn in a loud and rude environment. I am... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 20, 2013
I LOVE DCP! I WAS LUCKY ENOUGH TO GET MY DAUGHTER ENROLLED IN THIS SCHOOL AFTER GETTING HER OUT OF SANTA CLARA HIGH SCHOOL! IT WAS THE BEST THING THAT I HAVE EVER DONE AS A PARENT. MY DAUGHTER WENT FROM BEING A PROBLEM CHILD WITH ALL F'S TO A 3.0... more

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Downtown College Preparatory School
1460 The Alameda, San Jose, CA  95126
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. (408) 271-1730
Last modified Downtown College Preparatory School is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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