South San Francisco High School

  • South San Francisco High School serves 1,366 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

South San Francisco High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • South San Francisco High School's student population of 1,366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South San Francisco High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South San Francisco High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3244 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
29%
11%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
4%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South San Francisco High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth San Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South San Francisco Hillside Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
    0.1 miles
    1400 Hillside Blvd.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)877-8720
    0.1 K-5 n/a
  • South San Francisco Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 2 students
    0.2 miles
    201 W. Orange Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)616-3882
    0.2 6-12 2
  • South San Francisco Los Cerritos Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    0.2 miles
    210 W. Orange Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)877-8841
    0.2 K-5 299
  • South San Francisco Ponderosa Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
    0.3 miles
    295 Ponderosa Rd.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)877-8825
    0.3 K-5 428
  • South San Francisco Baden High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.4 miles
    825 S.wood Dr.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650)877-8769
    0.4 9-12 101

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