District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in San Francisco Unified School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in San Francisco Unified School District

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Parent / Guardian
June 09, 2024
My two children had their incredible elementary school experience at Sutro. My little one graduated this year and I have to say, all of the aspects this school provided have met my full expectations.... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
June 03, 2024
I attended Thurgood from 2002-2006. I was a socially awkward teenager and my personality at the time is a huge factor for my rating of Thurgood. I grew up in a single parent household and low income.... More
Parent / Guardian
June 01, 2024
Alice Fong Yu is an academically rigorous school. Homework is heavy everyday; students even get homework during school breaks (spring, summer and winter breaks). If you don’t believe in homework, then... More
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