PROFICIENCY 49% 29% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%South San Francisco Unified
40%South San Francisco

Alta Loma Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "South San Francisco Unified" in South San Francisco, CA. There are a total of 746 students and 33 teachers at Alta Loma Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 189 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

Alta Loma Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.0%, which is 29% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch189
Reduced lunch58


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 Alta Loma Middle School, 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

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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Alta Loma Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 10.8% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 2.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 34.7% 36.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 41.7% 45.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.1% 2.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.1% 6.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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South San Francisco demographics profile

StatisticSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
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 South San Francisco

IndexSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
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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Source: The Alta Loma Middle School 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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