Top 10 Best South San Francisco Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 4,063 students in South San Francisco, CA.
The top ranked public elementary schools in South San Francisco, CA are Buri Buri Elementary School, Westborough Middle School and Ponderosa Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South San Francisco, CA public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Elementary schools in South San Francisco have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in South San Francisco, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Buri Buri Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 Del Monte Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8776
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #22.
Westborough Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2570 W.borough Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8848
Grades: 6-8
| 516 students
Rank: #33.
Ponderosa Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
295 Ponderosa Rd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8825
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #44.
Alta Loma Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
116 Romney Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8797
Grades: 6-8
| 641 students
Rank: #55.
Los Cerritos Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 W. Orange Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8841
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: #66.
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Miller Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8784
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #77.
Spruce Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Spruce Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8780
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #88.
Martin Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Sch St.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-3955
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #99.
Parkway Heights Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Sunset Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8788
Grades: 6-8
| 568 students
Rank: n/an/a
Community Day
Alternative School
201 W. Orange Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 616-3882
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 Hillside Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8720
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in South San Francisco, California

South San Francisco, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
201 West Orange Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 589-3430
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in South San Francisco, CA?
The top ranked public elementary schools in South San Francisco, CA include Buri Buri Elementary School, Westborough Middle School and Ponderosa Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in South San Francisco, CA?
11 public elementary schools are located in South San Francisco, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in South San Francisco, CA?
South San Francisco, CA public elementary schools minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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