PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Jefferson Union High
40%Daly City

Jefferson High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson Union High" in Daly City, CA. There are a total of 1,135 students and 52 teachers at Jefferson High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 440 free lunch students and 173 reduced lunch students.

Jefferson High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch440
Reduced lunch173


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jefferson High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School50-54%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jefferson High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.0% 14.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.8% 2.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 47.5% 45.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 41.0% 28.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.0% 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 7.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Susan B. Anthony Elementary34%0.7Daly City, CA
Benjamin Franklin Intermediate39%0.8Broadmoor, CA
Margaret Pauline Brown Elementary45%0.9Daly City, CA
Westlake Elementary43%0.9Daly City, CA
Westmoor High38%1.2Daly City, CA
Marjorie H. Tobias Elementary67%1.3Daly City, CA
Sheridan Elementary22%1.3San Francisco, CA
Daniel Webster Elementary35%1.4Daly City, CA

Daly City demographics profile

StatisticDaly CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)13,81323291
Median age38.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English32%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Daly City

IndexDaly CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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