693 Vermont St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Downtown High School serves 169 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Downtown High School's student population of 169 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Downtown High School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Downtown High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Downtown High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Downtown High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
27%
5%
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White
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Downtown High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Downtown High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Downtown High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
50-54%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Downtown High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Downtown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downtown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 169 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 30%)

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