PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%South San Francisco Unified
40%South San Francisco
38%California

Sunshine Gardens Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "South San Francisco Unified" in South San Francisco, CA. There are a total of 405 students and 18 teachers at Sunshine Gardens Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 174 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Sunshine Gardens Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students405
Teachers17.6
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch174
Reduced lunch33

 

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 Sunshine Gardens Elementary, 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

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
340-49%
425-29%
520-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
340-49%
425-29%
540-49%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Sunshine Gardens Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 36.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 45.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 6.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
El Camino High49%0.3South San Francisco, CA
Parkway Heights Middle School44%0.5South San Francisco, CA
Alta Loma Middle School49%0.8South San Francisco, CA
Buri Buri Elementary60%0.8South San Francisco, CA
Los Cerritos Elementary27%1.1South San Francisco, CA
Spruce Elementary20%1.2South San Francisco, CA
South San Francisco High47%1.3South San Francisco, CA
Ponderosa Elementary40%1.4South San Francisco, CA
Martin Elementary27%1.4South San Francisco, CA
Junipero Serra Elementary42%1.8Daly City, CA
Skyline Elementary49%1.9Daly City, CA
Susan B. Anthony Elementary34%2.0Daly City, CA

South San Francisco demographics profile

StatisticSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Population105,54338,654,206318,558,162
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 Sunshine Gardens Elementary 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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