San Francisco Unified School District, California

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San Francisco Unified School District is a school district in California.

About the district

San Francisco Unified School District is located in San Francisco County, California.

San Francisco Unified School District is located in San Francisco County, California. The county seat is San Francisco. San Francisco County is home to 837,442 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

San Francisco County outperformed the rest of California in terms of higher education in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 52.0 percent of San Francisco County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent for California as a whole. The median household income for San Francisco County was $73,802 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for San Francisco County was 13.2 percent compared to 15.3 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race San Francisco County (%) California (%)
White 54.3 73.5
Black or African American 6.0 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.7
Asian 34.4 14.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5 0.5
Two or more race 4.1 3.7
Hispanic or Latino 15.3 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, San Francisco County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 301,723 47,076
2008 322,220 52,292
2004 296,772 54,355

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[3][4]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for San Francisco Unified School District:[5][6]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $388,497,065 58.2% $119,534,800 17.9% $98,218,537 14.7% $0 0% $66,703,742 10% $667,620,363
2014-2015 $464,848,420 64.9% $84,122,655 11.8% $61,243,194 8.6% $0 0% $105,681,747 14.8% $715,896,016
Averages: $426,672,742.5 62% $101,828,727.5 15% $79,730,865.5 12% $0 0% $86,192,744.5 12% $691,758,189.5

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States Census Bureau, "San Francisco County, California," accessed August 4, 2014
  2. City and County of San Francisco Department of Elections, "Election Archives by Year," accessed August 4, 2014
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  4. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
  5. San Francisco Unified School District, "SFUSD 2013-2014 Budget at a Glance," accessed November 29, 2013
  6. San Francisco Unified School District, "SFUSD 2014-2015 Budget at a Glance," accessed December 9, 2014