303 El Cerrito Ave.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
South Hillsborough serves 216 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South Hillsborough placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Hillsborough ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

South Hillsborough's student population of 216 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
216 students
This chart display total students of South Hillsborough by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of South Hillsborough
Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of South Hillsborough by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of South Hillsborough by grade.

School Rankings

South Hillsborough is ranked within the top 5% 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 South Hillsborough is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Hillsborough, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
80-84%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Hillsborough 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
75-79%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Hillsborough 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
22:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Hillsborough and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in South Hillsborough and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
25%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Hillsborough and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Hillsborough and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Hillsborough and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
55%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Hillsborough and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in South Hillsborough and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Hillsborough and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Hillsborough.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of South Hillsborough and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Hillsborough and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Hillsborough's ranking?
What schools are South Hillsborough often compared to?

South Hillsboroughis often viewed alongside schools like North Hillsborough by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend South Hillsborough?

216 students attend South Hillsborough.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of South Hillsborough students are White, 25% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of South Hillsborough?

South Hillsborough has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does South Hillsborough offer ?

South Hillsborough offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is South Hillsborough part of?

South Hillsborough is part of Hillsborough City Elementary School District.

School Reviews

Review South Hillsborough. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Chicago Schools: What Happens After the Teachers Strike?
Chicago Schools: What Happens After the Teachers Strike?
The picketing signs have been put away in Chicago, and the teachers strike has ended, but the ramifications will long reverberate in the district. We analyze the ending agreement and how students, parents, teachers, and administrators will pick up the pieces left in the wake of the strike.
Why Single-Sex Public Schools are Growing in Popularity
Why Single-Sex Public Schools are Growing in Popularity
Learn about why more students and parents are turning to single-sex public schools, as well as the associated pros and cons of these new campuses.
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links