Balboa High School

Balboa High School serves 1,259 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Balboa High School operates within the San Francisco Unified-1 School District.
San Francisco Unified-1 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1259 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,259 students
Balboa High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Balboa High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Balboa High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Balboa High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 25:1
Balboa High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
54%
11%
Balboa High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
29%
53%
Balboa High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
7%
6%
Balboa High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
5%
25%
Balboa High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Balboa High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Balboa High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.42
Balboa High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
49%
Balboa High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
9%
Balboa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

San Francisco Unified-1 School District's student population of 57,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,539 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,459 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name San Francisco Unified-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
128
4
Number of Students Managed 57,620 1,757
San Francisco Unified-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
San Francisco Unified-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $691 MM $17 MM
San Francisco Unified-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $797 MM $18 MM
San Francisco Unified-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,539 $10,238
San Francisco Unified-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,459 $10,739
San Francisco Unified-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Leadership High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Denman (james) Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mission Preparatory (0.4 miles away)
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  • San FranciscoDenman (james) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    0.2 miles
    241 Oneida Ave
    San FranciscoCA 94112
    (415)469-4535
    0.26-8630
  • San FranciscoLeadership High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 245 students
    0.2 miles
    241 Oneida Ave 301
    San FranciscoCA 94112
    (415)841-8910
    0.29-12245
  • San FranciscoSan Miguel Children Center

    0.3 miles
    300 Seneca Ave
    San FranciscoCA 94112
    (415)469-4756
    0.3n/an/a
  • San FranciscoMission PreparatoryCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 155 students
    0.4 miles
    75 Francis St
    San FranciscoCA 94112
    (415)508-9626
    0.4KG-8155
  • San FranciscoSan Francisco Community Alternative Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 279 students
    0.5 miles
    125 Excelsior Ave
    San FranciscoCA 94112
    (415)469-4739
    0.5KG-8279

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