PROFICIENCY 70% 82% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%Tamalpais Union High
77%San Anselmo

Sir Francis Drake High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tamalpais Union High" in San Anselmo, CA. There are a total of 982 students and 50 teachers at Sir Francis Drake High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 51 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Sir Francis Drake High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 82% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch51
Reduced lunch15


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 Sir Francis Drake 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 School60-64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75-79%

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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Sir Francis Drake High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 85.6% 78.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 3.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 6.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 9.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Anselmo demographics profile

StatisticSan AnselmoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,71523291
Median age46.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Anselmo

IndexSan AnselmoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors68.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.6%1.3%
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