Downtown High School

Tel: (415)695-5860
  • Downtown High School serves 167 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Downtown High School operates within the San Francisco Unified School District.
  • San Francisco Unified School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 167 students has declined by 33% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students167 students
Gender %Downtown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeDowntown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:124:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
9%
11%
Hispanic
56%
54%
Black
23%
6%
White
5%
24%
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsDowntown High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

District Comparison

  • San Francisco Unified School District's student population of 57,736 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 76% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,136 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,995 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
128
4
Number of Students Managed57,7361,564
San Francisco Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate80%83%
San Francisco Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$691 MM$17 MM
San Francisco Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$797 MM$18 MM
San Francisco Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,136$10,991
San Francisco Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$13,995$11,482
San Francisco Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.