For the first time in four years, California released a list of its 781 lowest-performing schools as required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. 15 San Francisco schools appeared on the list.
The following schools were listed for “comprehensive support and improvement” and are to receive federal funding based on poor performance: Visitacion Valley Elementary School, Paul Revere Elementary School, Bret Harte Elementary School, William L. Cobb Elementary School, Tenderloin Community School, Mission Education Center, One Purpose School San Francisco, Visitacion Valley Middle School, Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School and James Lick Middle School.
The following high schools were listed for having graduation rate averaging less than 67 percent over two years: Thurgood Marshall High School, San Francisco International High School, Ida B. Wells High School, Independence High School and Five Keys Independence High School, a charter school operated by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department for inmates.