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We are so glad that you are considering DCP for your student

We are so glad that you are considering DCP for your student. Whether you have a middle school or high school student (or both!) we believe there is a place for them in our community. We are a free college-prep charter school committed to the personal and academic success of every student. Contact us >>

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Our History: DCP was founded in 2000 in San José

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Our Students: DCP serves 1800 students in grades 5-12

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Our Mission: DCP prepares first-generation students for college success

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Our School Values: Desire Community Pride

 Our Schools

DCP Alum Rock
Middle School

Grades 6 - 8
2888 Ocala Ave.,
San Jose 95148

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DCP El Camino
Middle School

Grades 5 - 8
1402 Monterey Hwy.,
San Jose 95110

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DCP Alum Rock
High School

Grades 9 - 12
1776 Educational Pk. Dr.
San Jose 95133

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DCP El Primero
High School

Grades 9 - 12
1402 Monterey Hwy.,
San Jose 95110

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Important Dates

DCP is still accepting enrollment applications for the 20-21 school year. 

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Priority Application Period
*Read Admissions Requirements

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Priority Application Deadline

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Lottery/Enrollment Celebration
*Read Lottery Details

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Registration Packet Submission


*Family completes registration packet within 3 weeks of being accepted

Rocketship families:

Learn more about our shared history and how DCP builds on the Rocketship model.  

Visit Rocketship + DCP page

Learn more about our Lobos Athletics Program

Check out our DCP Parent Hub and learn more about how families engage with our schools. 

DCP's Class of 2020 is going to college! Read more>>

Class of 2020 College Admissions

Visit DCP! 

Want to see our schools? We have several ways for you to connect even during school closure!

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