San Francisco Community Alternative

  • San Francisco Community Alternative serves 278 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • San Francisco Community Alternative placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • San Francisco Community Alternative's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • San Francisco Community Alternative is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of San Francisco Community Alternative is 0.74, which is more than 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6089 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
20%
11%
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Hispanic
39%
54%
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Black
12%
6%
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White
19%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.740.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in San Francisco Community Alternative 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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