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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Downtown High School is a public, alternative school located in San Francisco, CA. It has 143 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 8% in reading.
Address
693 Vermont St
San Francisco, CA 94107
Telephone
(415) 695-5860
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Downtown High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
8%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
27%
Average SAT
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AP Enrollment

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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Median Household Income
$135,710
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,261
National
$949
Median Home Value
$957,489
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
143
Free or Reduced Lunch
78%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,439
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.4%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,195/ year
National
$12,239
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It is a great school that teach youth through hands on learning and creates positive experiences. Makes learning fun!
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Downtown high is a continuation school. This school not only equips students with the neccessary skills needed academically, but it also allows us to explore different career inerest which are incorporated in to the teachers lesson plans. Faculty makes it easy to learn and understand material. The school has undergone recent construction so it is in great shape, and to add to the campus beauty Downtown is filled with student murals. The after school program offers not only tutoring but other life skill programs that are beneficial to students.
Downtown has an after school program that offers tutoring, driverd ed, print screening and other arts and crafts. Out after school program also offers sex education, counseling, and empowerment groups.