South San Francisco Unified


The South San Francisco Unified School District operates 15 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 1 continuation high school. The district serves a diverse student population in the South San Francisco area, with varying levels of academic performance and socioeconomic status across the schools.

Some standout schools in the district include Monte Verde Elementary, which ranks among the top 300 elementary schools in California and has a 5-star rating, as well as Westborough Middle and El Camino High, which both rank among the top 350 schools in the state and have 4-star ratings. These high-performing schools demonstrate the district's strengths, while other schools, such as Spruce Elementary and Los Cerritos Elementary, struggle with lower academic proficiency rates.

The data reveals significant disparities in student demographics and academic performance across the district, with a correlation between socioeconomic status and school performance. Chronic absenteeism is also a concern, particularly at the Baden High (Continuation) school. By addressing these challenges and leveraging the strengths of the district's top-performing schools, the South San Francisco Unified School District can work to ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students.

District Detail

 398 B St.
South San Francisco, CA 94080-4423

 (650) 877-8700

SchoolDigger Rank:
604th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 7,844

Primary Schools: 10
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 4
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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