San Francisco Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 127 public schools serving 59,944 students in San Francisco Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in San Francisco Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in San Francisco Unified School District are Chinese Immersion School At Deavila, Lowell High School and Peabody (george) Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. San Francisco Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
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 Rankings

San Francisco Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
San Francisco Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
127 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
59,944 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
2,814 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

San Francisco Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#453 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Francisco Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Francisco Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Francisco Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of San Francisco Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.75
0.64
# American Indian Students
213 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
21,150 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
35%
12%
# Hispanic Students
18,698 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
54%
# Black Students
5,060 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# White Students
8,499 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
14%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
592 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
5,732 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
4,163
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,597
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,443
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,373
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,465
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,499
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,100
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,105
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,135
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
7,462
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,559
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,497
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,546
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,466 is higher than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,897 is higher than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$1,047 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Francisco Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$1,013 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of San Francisco Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,466
$16,033
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Francisco Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,897
$16,124
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Francisco Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best San Francisco Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chinese Immersion School At Deavila
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1250 Waller St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 241-6325
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #22.
Lowell High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1101 Eucalyptus Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 759-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 2,731 students
Rank: #33.
Peabody (george) Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
251 Sixth Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8480
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #44.
Sunset Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1920 41st Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2760
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Chin (john Yehall) Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
350 Brd.way St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 291-7946
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lilienthal (claire) Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
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: 76% | 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: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2650 42nd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2841
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #99.
Yick Wo Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2245 Jones St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 749-3540
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #1010.
Clarendon Alternative Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Clarendon Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 759-2796
Grades: K-5
| 548 students
Rank: #1111.
Lafayette Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4545 Anza St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8483
Grades: K-5
| 538 students
Rank: #1212.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1725 Irving St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2821
Grades: K-5
| 502 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Miraloma Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
175 Omar Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 469-4734
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
460 Arguello Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8446
Grades: 6-8
| 681 students
Rank: #1515.
Giannini (a.p.) Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3151 Ortega St.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2770
Grades: 6-8
| 1,177 students
Rank: #1616.
Yu (alice Fong) Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1541 12th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2764
Grades: K-8
| 582 students
Rank: #1717.
Presidio Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 30th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8435
Grades: 6-8
| 1,077 students
Rank: #1818.
Argonne Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
680 18th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8460
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Key (francis Scott) Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1530 43rd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 759-2811
Grades: K-5
| 553 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Ortega (jose) Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Sargent St.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 469-4726
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
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: #2222.
Stevenson (robert Louis) Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2051 34th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 759-2837
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #2323.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 Foerster St.
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 469-4746
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #2424.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1025 14th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 241-6300
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #2525.
Feinstein (dianne) Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2550 25th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 615-8460
Grades: K-5
| 494 students
Rank: #2626.
West Portal Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-2846
Grades: K-5
| 583 students
Rank: #2727.
Alvarado Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
625 Douglas St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 695-5695
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2828.
Alamo Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 23rd Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-8456
Grades: K-5
| 526 students
Rank: #2929.
Sherman Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
1651 Union St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 749-3530
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
420 Filbert St.
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 291-7924
Grades: K-5
| 218 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Grattan Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
165 Grattan St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 759-2815
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Sutro Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
235 12th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-8525
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Asawa (ruth) Sf School Of The Arts A Public School
Alternative School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 Portola Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 695-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 756 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
New Traditions Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2049 Grove St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 750-8490
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Wallenberg (raoul) Traditional High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
40 Vega St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 749-3469
Grades: 9-12
| 637 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 59,944 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75

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