South San Francisco school information

IndexSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores58%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools128,30879,235
Total private schools43,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in South San Francisco are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in South San Francisco.
  • 83.2% of people in South San Francisco have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in South San Francisco have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in South San Francisco have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South San Francisco

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  • Alta Loma Middle116 Romney Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 749 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Baden High (Continuation)825 Southwood Dr.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 132 · Ratio: 0:19
  • Buri Buri Elementary120 El Campo Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 627 · Ratio: 0:180
  • El Camino High1320 Mission Rd.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 149 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Los Cerritos Elementary210 West Orange Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 314 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Martin Elementary35 School St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Parkway Heights Middle650 Sunset Ave.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 525 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Ponderosa Elementary295 Ponderosa Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 435 · Ratio: 0:174
  • South San Francisco High400 B St.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 152 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Spruce Elementary398 B St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 659 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Sunshine Gardens Elementary1200 Miller Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 404 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Westborough Middle2570 Westborough Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 706 · Ratio: 0:166

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Education level achieved in South San Francisco

IndexSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.1%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college62.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters7.1%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South San Francisco (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hillsborough, CA11,14893%37%
Moraga, CA16,54989%30%
Foster City, CA31,80985%25%
San Carlos, CA29,16685%24%
Palo Alto, CA65,99884%24%
South San Francisco, CA65,53758%15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harlingen, TX65,67782%20%
Pittsburg, CA65,76153%22%
North Richland Hills, TX65,83591%34%
Pasco, WA65,85847%32%
Walnut Creek, CA65,92377%13%
South San Francisco, CA65,53758%15%
Source: The South San Francisco, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.