Alamo Elementary School

  • Alamo Elementary School serves 526 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alamo Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Alamo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Alamo Elementary School's student population of 526 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students526 students
This chart display total students of Alamo Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Alamo Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Alamo Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Alamo Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alamo Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alamo Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1045 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Alamo Elementary School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alamo Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
47%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
26%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
18%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alamo Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.680.64
This chart display the diversity score of Alamo Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alamo Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Alamo Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn more about Cato Middle College High, a school that allows students to get a head start on college courses while still in high school.
Public schools in the United States have an interesting history. Learn about how these public institutions developed into a cornerstone of our country's education.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.