Balboa High School

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
62
Grades
9-12
Students
1,257
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
42%
State avg: 50%
English
60%
State avg: 48%
Math
42%
State avg: 37%
8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
90%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
55%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1438
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Asian
40%
Hispanic
31%
Filipino
10%
Black
7%
White
5%
Pacific Islander
3%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
247 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
15%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
1000 Cayuga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
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Last modified: June 9, 2017
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