King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School

1215 Carolina St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 312 students in grades Kindergarten-5, King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School's student population of 312 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
312 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#1793 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
31%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary 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
31%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.77
This chart displays the diversity score of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School's ranking?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School is ranked #1793 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School often compared to?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Argonne Elementary School, Lawton Alternative Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School?
312 students attend King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School students are Asian, 31% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School offer ?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School part of?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School is part of San Francisco Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School located?
King (Thomas Starr) Elementary School is located in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. There are 4 other public schools located in Potrero Hill.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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