San Francisco Community Alternative



San Francisco Community Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

San Francisco Community Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 31
1 30
2 33
3 23
4 31
5 33
6 33
7 33
8 33
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

San Francisco Community Alternative is a public elementary school located in San Francisco, CA in the San Francisco Unf School District. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. San Francisco Community Alternative is the 5,180th largest public school in California and the 42,880th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,880th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,180th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,479th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,074th out of 6,159

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San Francisco Community Alternative Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 142
(51%)
19,935
(51%)
 Female 138
(49%)
18,796
(49%)

San Francisco Community Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 113
(40%)
10,441
(27%)
 Asian 65
(23%)
13,558
(35%)
 Two or More 35
(13%)
5,775
(15%)
 Black 35
(13%)
3,470
(9%)
 White 29
(10%)
4,637
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
683
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
167
(0%)

San Francisco Community Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(61%)
18,840
(49%)
 Not Eligible 74
(26%)
15,846
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(12%)
4,045
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, San Francisco Community Alternative is ranked 3,743rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of San Francisco Community Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.6%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

San Francisco Community Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 268
2007 273
2008 275
2009 286
2010 289
2011 284
2012 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.5
2007 17.1
2008 16.4
2009 17.5
2010 N/A
2011 21.8
2012 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.65671641791045
2007 0.63736263736264
2008 0.69454545454545
2009 0.63636363636364
2010 0.67128027681661
2011 0.67253521126761
2012 0.73571428571429

Compare San Francisco Community Alternative to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 73.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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