Top San Francisco Public High Schools

All
(132)
All
(132)
 
High
(28)
High
(28)
 
Middle
(31)
Middle
(31)
 
Elementary
(97)
Elementary
(97)
 
Charter
(14)
Charter
(14)
 
Private
(119)
Private
(119)
 

Top San Francisco, CA Public High Schools (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • San Francisco Asawa (ruth) Sf School Of The Arts A Public School Alternative School
    555 Portola Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94131
    (415)695-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
  • San Francisco Balboa High School
    1000 Cayuga Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)469-4090

    Grades: 9-12 | 1249 students
  • San Francisco Burton (phillip And Sala) Academic High School
    400 Mansell St.
    San Francisco, CA 94134
    (415)469-4550

    Grades: 9-12 | 1055 students
  • San Francisco City Arts And Technical High School Charter School
    325 La Grande Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)841-2200

    Grades: 9-12 | 335 students
  • San Francisco Downtown High School Alternative School
    693 Vermont St.
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415)695-5860

    Grades: 9-12 | 143 students
  • San Francisco Five Keys Charter (sf Sheriff's) Charter School
    1 Moreland Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415)734-3310

    Grades: 9-12 | 337 students
  • San Francisco Galileo High School
    1150 Francisco St.
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415)749-3430

    Grades: 9-12 | 1872 students
  • San Francisco Gateway High School Charter School
    1430 Scott St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)749-3600

    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
  • San Francisco Gateway To College Alternative School
    50 Phelan Ave., Sci Hall Room
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)452-5768

    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
  • San Francisco Independence High School Alternative School
    1350 7th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    (415)242-2528

    Grades: 9-12 | 205 students
  • San Francisco Jordan (june) School For Equity Alternative School
    325 La Grande Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)452-4922

    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
  • San Francisco Kipp San Francisco College Preparatory Charter School
    1195 Hudson Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415)643-6951

    Grades: 9-12 | 388 students
  • San Francisco Leadership High School Charter School
    350 Seneca Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    (415)841-8910

    Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
  • San Francisco Life Learning Academy Charter Charter School
    651 Eighth St., Bldg. 229 Trea
    San Francisco, CA 94130
    (415)397-8957

    Grades: 9-12 | 32 students
  • San Francisco Lincoln (abraham) High School
    2162 24th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415)759-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 2072 students
  • San Francisco Lowell High School
    1101 Eucalyptus Dr.
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    (415)759-2730

    Grades: 9-12 | 2720 students
  • San Francisco Marshall (thurgood) High School
    45 Conkling St.
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    (415)695-5612

    Grades: 9-12 | 463 students
  • San Francisco Mission High School
    3750 18th St.
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415)241-6240

    Grades: 9-12 | 1076 students
  • San Francisco O'connell (john) High School
    2355 Folsom St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)695-5370

    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
  • San Francisco S.f. County Civic Center Secondary Alternative School
    727 Golden Gate Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415)241-3000

    Grades: 6-12 | 107 students
  • San Francisco S.f. County Court Woodside Learning Center Alternative School
    375 Woodside Ave. W1
    San Francisco, CA 94127
    (415)753-7792

    Grades: 6-12 | 21 students
  • San Francisco S.f. County Opportunity (hilltop) Alternative School
    1325 Florida St
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    (415)695-5606

    Grades: 6-12 | 43 students
  • San Francisco S.f. County Special Education Special Education School
    3045 Santiago St
    San Francisco, CA 94116
    (415)759-2222

    Grades: K-12 | 50 students
  • San Francisco S.f. International High School Alternative School
    1050 York St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    (415)695-5781

    Grades: 9-12 | 325 students
  • San Francisco San Francisco County Rop Vocational School
    Magnet School
    750 25th Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)379-7764

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a students
  • San Francisco Wallenberg (raoul) Traditional High School
    40 Vega St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)749-3469

    Grades: 9-12 | 639 students
  • San Francisco Washington (george) High School
    600 32nd Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)750-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2010 students
  • San Francisco Wells (ida B.) High School Alternative School
    1099 Hayes St.
    San Francisco, CA 94117
    (415)241-6315

    Grades: 9-12 | 161 students
Recent Articles
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.