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Uncommon Schools Academic Results

Uncommon's high school graduates are on pace to graduate from four-year colleges at higher rates than students from the wealthiest American households.

At Uncommon high schools, students are exceeding the SAT College Readiness Benchmark, demonstrating that they are on the path to success in college and beyond.  95% of Uncommon high school students take one or more AP classes, and the number of seniors who pass 1 or more AP exams is more than double the national average.



The Path to College

Uncommon students have extraordinarily uncommon college results. Staff, parents, and students work together to find the colleges and universities that will match their goals.


Top Colleges Attended (click here for a full list)


National Research Universities

Boston University   •   Brown University   •   Cornell University   •   Dartmouth College   •   Emory University   •   Lehigh University   •   Massachusetts Institute of Technology   •   New York University   •   Princeton University   •   Tufts University   •   University of Chicago   •   University of Notre Dame   •   University of Pennsylvania   •   Vanderbilt University   •   Yale University

National Liberal Arts Colleges

Allegeny College   •   Amherst College   •   Barnard College   •   Bates College   •   Bowdoin College   •   Bryn Mawr College   •   Colgate University   •   Davidson College   •   DePauw University   •   Hamilton College   •   Haverford College   •   Middlebury College   •   Oberlin College   •   Pomona College   •   Swarthmore College   •   The College of Wooster   •   Wellesley College   •   Wesleyan University

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Bennett College for Women   •   Clark Atlanta University   •   Delaware State University   •   Hampton University   •   Howard University   •   Lincoln University of Pennsylvania   •   Morehouse College   •   Morgan State University   •   North Carolina A&T State University   •   South Carolina State University   •   Spelman College   •   Texas Southern University   •   Virginia State University

Regional Colleges and Universities

The College of New Jersey   •   CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College   •   CUNY – York College   •   Montclair State University   •   New Jersey Institute of Technology   •   Ramapo College of New Jersey   •   Rowan University   •   Rutgers University   •   Stockton University   •   SUNY at Albany   •   SUNY at Binghamton   •   SUNY at Buffalo   •   SUNY at Oswego   •   SUNY at Potsdam   •   SUNY Stony Brook


According to researchers at Stanford University, Uncommon Schools students make the greatest academic gains of any large charter network in the country.


Attending an Uncommon school "completely cancels out the negative effect associated with being a student in poverty."
(Stanford CREDO, 2013) 


Academic Results by Region

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NY State Exam Results NYC 2018




NY State Exam Results - Rochester 2018



NY State Exam Results - Troy 2018



Uncommon North Star Academy 2018 New Jersey PARCC highlights


Source: 2018 New Jersey PARCC Exams





Source: 2018 Massachusetts MCAS exam


Uncommon Camden Prep 2018 New Jersey PARCC highlights


Source: 2018 New Jersey PARCC Exams