1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sir Francis Drake High School serves 1,203 students in grades 9-12.
Sir Francis Drake High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sir Francis Drake High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Sir Francis Drake High School's student population of 1,203 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Sir Francis Drake High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sir Francis Drake High School is 0.42, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1055 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
75%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/13/2013
I love drake. Its small learning communities like the SEA-DISC program really prepared me for my future, and gave me so many opportunities in life. Sadly the administration for the past years has been poor and is changing the unique school for the worse.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jkily

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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