Balboa High School

1000 Cayuga Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Balboa High School serves 1,271 students in grades 9-12.
Balboa High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Balboa High School's student population of 1,271 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Balboa High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Balboa High School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 Testing Rank
#3464 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
49%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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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

The nearest high school to Balboa High School is Leadership High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Denman (james) Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Francisco Denman (james) Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 833 students
    0.2 miles
    241 Oneida Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4535
    0.2 6-8 833
  • San Francisco Leadership High School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 304 students
    0.2 miles
    350 Seneca Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 841-8910
    0.2 9-12 304
  • San Francisco San Miguel Children Center

    0.3 miles
    300 Seneca Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4756
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • San Francisco Mission Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 315 students
    0.4 miles
    1050 York St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 508-9626
    0.4 K-8 315
  • San Francisco San Francisco Community Alternative Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 278 students
    0.5 miles
    125 Excelsior Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4739
    0.5 K-8 278

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