Being accepted into college may be the post-secondary goal for some students. We have looked at San Francisco schools: private; public; and everything in between, such as public charters, in attempt to answer the question “which SF school is the best in terms of University of California (UC) admissions?” With 2022 UC admissions data and inspired by an SF Chronicle article here is the first of a three blog series culminating in a San Francisco High School UC Admissions Champion!
Blog 1: A Quantitative Ranking: a numerical look at the sheer number of admissions over the applicants
Blog 2: A Qualitative Assessment: not all UCs are the same, what is the story behind the numbers?
Blog 3: The San Francisco High School UC Admissions Championship– putting the first two parts together
For those students who do choose to apply they may strategically target multiple colleges. Below are the percentage applicants who received UC admissions ranked for SF schools with highest percentage:
Disclaimer: This is not a ranked list of the best private and public high schools in SF as education and college admissions are multifaceted. In this assessment we make assumptions and broad-brush stroke categorizations looking at the student body and the UC system as a whole.Take this with a grain of salt, UCs are not the be all-and-end-of colleges. Although many UCs are Public Ivies, Seniors who chose this route may strategically divert their college application energy to Ivy League, International universities, or other “Little/ Hidden/ Southern/ Black/ Legacy” colleges. Finally, a student may consider other factors that make a post-secondary institution a better fit for a particular goal or ambition. We understand that individuals’ decisions and circumstances are different. We also understand that college admissions themselves consider multiple dimensions of students’ application