Top 10 Best San Francisco County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 134 public schools serving 56,257 students in San Francisco County, CA (there are 116 private schools, serving 25,333 private students). 69% of all K-12 students in San Francisco County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in San Francisco County, CA are Lowell High School, Chinese Immersion School At Deavila and Sunset Elementary School. 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 44% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 47% 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 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in San Francisco County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lowell High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1101 Eucalyptus Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 759-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 2,652 students
Rank: #22.
Chinese Immersion School At Deavila
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1250 Waller St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 241-6325
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #33.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1920 41st Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2760
Grades: K-5
| 401 students
Rank: #44.
Ulloa Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2650 42nd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2841
Grades: K-5
| 530 students
Rank: #55.
Lilienthal (Claire) Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3630 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 749-3516
Grades: K-8
| 645 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Chin (John Yehall) Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
350 Brd.way St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 291-7946
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Peabody (George) Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
251 Sixth Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8480
Grades: K-5
| 272 students
Rank: #88.
Asawa (Ruth) Sf Sch Of The Arts A Public School
Alternative School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
555 Portola Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 695-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 750 students
Rank: #99.
Clarendon Alternative Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Clarendon Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 759-2796
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1010.
Stevenson (Robert Louis) Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2051 34th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2837
Grades: K-5
| 449 students
Rank: #1111.
Lafayette Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4545 Anza St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8483
Grades: K-5
| 489 students
Rank: #1212.
Grattan Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
165 Grattan St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 759-2815
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #1313.
Yu (Alice Fong) Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1541 12th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2764
Grades: K-8
| 586 students
Rank: #1414.
New Traditions Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2049 Grove St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 750-8490
Grades: K-5
| 233 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Sloat (Commodore) Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
50 Darien Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-2807
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Yick Wo Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2245 Jones St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 749-3540
Grades: K-5
| 215 students
Rank: #1717.
Lawton Alternative Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1570 31st Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2832
Grades: K-8
| 597 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Argonne Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
680 18th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8460
Grades: K-5
| 389 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Ortega (Jose) Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
400 Sargent St.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 469-4726
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #2020.
Milk (Harvey) Civil Rights Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4235 19th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 241-6276
Grades: K-5
| 187 students
Rank: #2121.
Giannini (A.p.) Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3151 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2770
Grades: 6-8
| 1,178 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Mccoppin (Frank) Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
651 Sixth Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8475
Grades: K-5
| 188 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Sutro Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
235 12th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8525
Grades: K-5
| 226 students
Rank: #2424.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1725 Irving St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2821
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2525.
Key (Francis Scott) Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1530 43rd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2811
Grades: K-5
| 543 students
Rank: #2626.
West Portal Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-2846
Grades: K-5
| 533 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 277 students
Rank: #2828.
Presidio Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 30th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8435
Grades: 6-8
| 987 students
Rank: #2929.
The New School Of San Francisco
Charter School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
940 Filbert St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 401-6063
Grades: K-7
| 391 students
Rank: #3030.
Alamo Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 23rd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8456
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #3131.
Washington (George) High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 32nd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,068 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Feinstein (Dianne) Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2550 25th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 615-8460
Grades: K-5
| 406 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Sunnyside Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 Foerster St.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 469-4746
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #3434.
Roosevelt Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
460 Arguello Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8446
Grades: 6-8
| 670 students
Rank: #3535.
Lau (Gordon J.) Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
950 Clay St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 291-7921
Grades: K-5
| 686 students
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San Francisco County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2641 25th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-5875
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
735 24th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8464
Grades: K-5
| 421 students
325 La Grande Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 841-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 288 students
1195 Hudson St.
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 695-5390
Grades: 7-9
| 164 students
3531 22nd St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 970-3330
Grades: K-8
| 734 students
655 Deharo St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 695-5905
Grades: 6-8
| 135 students
325 La Grande Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 469-4547
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
70 Oak Grove
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 734-3310
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
1 Moreland Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 734-3310
Grades: 9-12
| 354 students
70 Oak Grove
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 734-3310
Grades: 9-12
| 3,203 students
50 Phelan Ave., Sci Hall Room
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 452-5768
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
1601 Turk St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 749-3509
Grades: K-5
| 96 students
655 De Haro St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 695-5866
Grades: 9-12
| 126 students
2601 Mission St 9th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-0669
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
651 Eighth St. Bldg. 229 Treas
San Francisco, CA 94130
(415) 397-8957
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
325 La Grande Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 469-4580
Grades: 6-8
| 251 students
1195 Hudson Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 550-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
1350 Seventh Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 242-2601
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
948 Hollister Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 657-0277
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1350 7th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 762-8800
Grades: 6-12
| 82 students
727 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 241-6320
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
Us Naval Station
San Francisco, CA 94130
(415) 291-7928
Grades: K-5
| 98 students
1351 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 241-6325
Grades: K-5
| 294 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in San Francisco County, CA?
The top ranked public schools in San Francisco County, CA include Lowell High School, Chinese Immersion School At Deavila and Sunset Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in San Francisco County, CA?
134 public schools are located in San Francisco County, CA.
What percentage of students in San Francisco County, CA go to public school?
69% of all K-12 students in San Francisco County, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in San Francisco County, CA?
San Francisco County, CA public schools minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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