Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School is an above average, public school located in San Francisco, CA. It has 1,033 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.
About Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School...
Address
400 Mansell St.
San Francisco, CA 94134
Telephone
(415) 469-4550
Website

Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1090
89 responses
Average ACT
24
16 responses
AP Enrollment
15%
Do You Work at Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School? Claim Your School Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$87,701
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,632
National
$949
Median Home Value
$858,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Food Fest
    35%
  • Rallies
    26%
  • Dances
    24%
  • Job Fair
    6%
  • Beach cleanup
    3%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • NA
    3%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,033
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,006
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.3%
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.21 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,970/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
Schools like Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School
More

Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School Reviews

123 reviews
All Categories
Hi! I'm a sophomore who studies in Burton High School. I've a great experience with the administration people, because they're really helpful and nice. I really like the different strategies teachers use to teach,the topics we're studying,and the diversity of things we have in school. At last, Burton gives lots of support and I love it!
Start Your Review of Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School
Rate It!
Burton has a community full of diverse students and supportive teachers. The enforcement of rules is very straightforward and everyone knows the consequences. I like how we have PRR (Positivity, Responsibility, and Respect) in which students can do something good and will get recognized for it. All in all, it is a great school since students are able to meet other students that will help them succeed.
Attending this high school was unexpectedly better than I ever thought it would be. When I got put into this school, I was reluctant due to its reputation, but the people and staff are amazing people. My experiences here have definitely changed my life for a positive. When it came to academics there were choices for people like me who wanted more of a challenge and it really helped me advance in academics. The sports provide a space to challenge yourself in athletics and create bonds with people at the school. It's just a great time to be here and I'll miss Burton once I graduate.