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For the 2021 school year, there are 133 public schools serving 60,113 students in San Francisco County, CA. San Francisco County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in San Francisco County, CA are Lowell High School, Chinese Immersion School At Deavila and Mission Preparatory. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
San Francisco County, 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 County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
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).

Top San Francisco County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lowell High School Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1101 Eucalyptus Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    (415) 759-2730

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,731 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Chinese Immersion School At Deavila Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1250 Waller St.
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 241-6325

    Grades: K-5 | 376 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mission Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1050 York St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415) 508-9626

    Grades: K-8 | 315 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Sunset Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1920 41st Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415) 759-2760

    Grades: K-5 | 399 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Peabody (george) Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    251 Sixth Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415) 750-8480

    Grades: K-5 | 270 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Lilienthal (claire) Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3630 Divisadero St.
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    (415) 749-3516

    Grades: K-8 | 676 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lawton Alternative Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1570 31st Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 759-2832

    Grades: K-8 | 601 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ulloa Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2650 42nd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415) 759-2841

    Grades: K-5 | 512 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Miraloma Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    175 Omar Way
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (415) 469-4734

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Yu (alice Fong) Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1541 12th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 759-2764

    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Lafayette Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4545 Anza St.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8483

    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Stevenson (robert Louis) Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2051 34th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415) 759-2837

    Grades: K-5 | 500 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Clarendon Alternative Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    500 Clarendon Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 759-2796

    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Chin (john Yehall) Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    350 Brd.way St.
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    (415) 291-7946

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Giannini (a.p.) Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3151 Ortega St.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 759-2770

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,177 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Sherman Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1651 Union St.
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    (415) 749-3530

    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Roosevelt Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    460 Arguello Blvd.
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415) 750-8446

    Grades: 6-8 | 681 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Creative Arts Charter Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1601 Turk St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415) 749-3509

    Grades: K-8 | 436 students
  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Asawa (ruth) Sf School Of The Arts A Public School Alternative School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    555 Portola Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415) 695-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 756 students
  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Grattan Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    165 Grattan St.
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 759-2815

    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    New Traditions Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2049 Grove St.
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415) 750-8490

    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Sloat (commodore) Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Darien Way
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (415) 759-2807

    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Presidio Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    450 30th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8435

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,077 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Alamo Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    250 23rd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8456

    Grades: K-5 | 526 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1725 Irving St.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 759-2821

    Grades: K-5 | 502 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    West Portal Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5 Lenox Way
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (415) 759-2846

    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    The New School Of San Francisco Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    655 De Haro St. 1st Fl.
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415) 401-8489

    Grades: K-5 | 184 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Yick Wo Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2245 Jones St.
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    (415) 749-3540

    Grades: K-5 | 240 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Galileo High School Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1150 Francisco St.
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 749-3430

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,831 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mckinley Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1025 14th St.
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415) 241-6300

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Argonne Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    680 18th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8460

    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Washington (george) High School Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    600 32nd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415) 750-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,002 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Key (francis Scott) Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1530 43rd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415) 759-2811

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Ortega (jose) Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    400 Sargent St.
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    (415) 469-4726

    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Lincoln (abraham) High School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2162 24th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415) 759-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,067 students
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