PROFICIENCY 87% 128% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
87%Hillsborough City Elementary

South Hillsborough is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Hillsborough City Elementary" in Hillsborough, CA. There are a total of 255 students and 14 teachers at South Hillsborough, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

South Hillsborough has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 87.0%, which is 128% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch0


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 South Hillsborough, 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4>= 90%
5>= 90%
High Schooln/a

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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South Hillsborough race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.4% 63.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 19.6% 28.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 3.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 4.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Hillsborough demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,82723291
Median age47.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%52%55%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in Hillsborough

Completed 8th grade97.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college90.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree81.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors77.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters41.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The South Hillsborough data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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