Our student body reflects broad racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, in addition to possessing a diversity of interests and talents.
In the 2021-2022 school year, we have 370 students; 65% self-identify as students of color. Our average academic class size has 14 students, and each grade has approximately 92 students. Although most College Prep students enter in the ninth grade, we typically welcome a small number of new sophomores and juniors. Our students come from a diverse group of over 100 schools: independent (70%), public (23%), parochial (7%).
61% from Alameda County
20% from Central/South Contra Costa Counties
6% from Western Contra Costa West County
3% from Marin and Other Counties
85 Faculty & Staff College Prep faculty members engage in focused learning interactions with every student. They have earned outstanding reputations for mastery of their subjects and for gifted teaching in the classroom. Of our faculty members, 83% hold advanced degrees.