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

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John O'Connell Alternative High is a public, alternative school located in San Francisco, CA. It has 480 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 12% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
12%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1050
29 responses
Average ACT
20
20 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$118,017
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,813
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,063,016
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
  • Food fair and carnival
    63%
  • When they bring activist to present.
    38%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
480
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,548
Teachers in First/Second Year
22.7%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
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
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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