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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 134 public schools in San Francisco, CA, serving 60,512 students.
  • San Francisco, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in San Francisco have an average ranking in the top 30% of California public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in San Francisco, CA are Lowell High School, Chinese Immersion School At Deavila and Mission Preparatory. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is less than the California public school average of 23:1.

Top San Francisco, CA Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy - Sf @mcateer Alternative School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    555 Portola Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 695-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 359 students
  • Alamo Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    250 23rd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8456

    Grades: K-5 | 526 students
  • Alvarado Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 20%
    625 Douglas St.
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415) 695-5695

    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
  • Aptos Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    105 Aptos Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (415) 469-4520

    Grades: 6-8 | 948 students
  • Argonne Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    680 18th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8460

    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
  • Asawa (ruth) Sf School Of The Arts A Public School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    555 Portola Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 695-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 756 students
  • Balboa High School Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1000 Cayuga Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4090

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,271 student
  • Brown Junior (willie L) Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2055 Silver Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 642-8901

    Grades: 6-8 | 382 students
  • Bryant Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2641 25th St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 695-5780

    Grades: K-5 | 215 students
  • Buena Vista/ Horace Mann K-8 Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3351 23rd St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 695-5881

    Grades: K-8 | 589 students
  • Burton (phillip And Sala) Academic High School Math: 22% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 Mansell St.
    San Francisco, CA 94134
    (415) 469-4550

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,063 student
  • Carmichael (bessie)/fec Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    375 Seventh St.
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    (415) 355-6916

    Grades: K-8 | 622 students
  • Carver (george Washington) Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1360 Oakdale Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415) 330-1540

    Grades: K-5 | 167 students
  • Chavez (cesar) Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    825 Shotwell St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 695-5765

    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
  • Chin (john Yehall) Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    350 Brd.way St.
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    (415) 291-7946

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Chinese Education Center Math: ≤10% | Reading: PS%
    657 Merchant St.
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    (415) 291-7918

    Grades: K-5 | 59 students
  • Chinese Immersion School At Deavila Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1250 Waller St.
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 241-6325

    Grades: K-5 | 376 students
  • City Arts And Technical High School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    325 La Grande Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 841-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
  • Clarendon Alternative Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    500 Clarendon Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 759-2796

    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
  • Cleveland Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    455 Athens St.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4709

    Grades: K-5 | 378 students
  • Cobb (william L.) Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2725 California St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 749-3505

    Grades: K-5 | 126 students
  • Cooper (sarah B.) Children Center
    940 Filbert St.
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    (415) 749-3550

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Creative Arts Charter Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1601 Turk St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 749-3509

    Grades: K-8 | 436 students
  • Denman (james) Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    241 Oneida Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415) 469-4535

    Grades: 6-8 | 833 students
  • Downtown High School Alternative School
    Math: <50%
    693 Vermont St.
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 695-5860

    Grades: 9-12 | 169 students
  • Drew (charles) College Preparatory Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    50 Pomona Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415) 330-1526

    Grades: K-5 | 178 students
  • Edison Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3531 22nd St.
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415) 970-3330

    Grades: K-8 | 734 students
  • El Dorado Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    70 Delta St.
    San Francisco, CA 94134
    (415) 330-1537

    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
  • Everett Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    450 Church St.
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415) 241-6344

    Grades: 6-8 | 681 students
  • Fairmount Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    65 Chenery St.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 695-5669

    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
  • Feinstein (dianne) Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2550 25th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415) 615-8460

    Grades: K-5 | 494 students
  • Five Keys Adult School (sf Sheriff's) Charter School
    70 Oak Grove
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 734-3310

    Grades: 9-12 | 141 students
  • Five Keys Charter (sf Sheriff's) Charter School
    1 Moreland Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 734-3310

    Grades: 9-12 | 354 students
  • Five Keys Independence High School (sf Sheriff's) Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    70 Oak Grove
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 734-3310

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,203 students
  • Flynn (leonard R.) Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3125 Cesar Chavez St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 695-5770

    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
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