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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Balboa High School is a highly rated, public school located in San Francisco, CA. It has 1,217 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 39% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.

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Balboa High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
39%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1160
148 responses
Average ACT
25
38 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$100,567
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,954
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$849,922
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
48%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 37 responses
  • Spirit rally
    46%
  • Move-Up Assembly
    41%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Celebration of Nations Assembly
    3%
  • Pep rallies
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,217
Free or Reduced Lunch
69%
38%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,548
Teachers in First/Second Year
49.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 34 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 34 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$16,096 / year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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