Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School

400 Mansell St.
San Francisco, CA 94134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,144 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School's student population of 1,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
58%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
43%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
56%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
4%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School often compared to?
Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Balboa High School, Lincoln (Abraham) High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School?
The graduation rate of Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School?
1,144 students attend Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School students are Asian, 36% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School?
Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School offer ?
Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School part of?
Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School is part of San Francisco Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,144 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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