South Hillsborough

303 El Cerrito Ave.
Burlingame, CA 94010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
South Hillsborough serves 239 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 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 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • 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 239 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

South Hillsborough is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Hillsborough is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
31%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
51%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Hillsborough's ranking?
South Hillsborough is ranked #145 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
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?
239 students attend South Hillsborough.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of South Hillsborough students are White, 31% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Hillsborough?
South Hillsborough has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
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.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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