San Francisco University High School

Tel: (415)447-3100
Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
San Francisco University High School, established in 1973, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent secondary school for grades nine through twelve.
University High School welcomes students of demonstrated motivation and ability to engage in an education that fosters responsibility and the spirited pursuit of knowledge.
We are a school where adults believe in the promise of every student, and together we work to build and sustain a community of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and talents.
UHS challenges each individual to live a life of integrity, inquiry, and purpose larger than the self.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 400 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade San Francisco University High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost $40,850
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $29,045
Admissions Director Aaron Mieszczanski


Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBadminton,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
Rock ClimbingSailing,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Drew School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Francisco Waldorf Grade School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Francisco Waldorf Grade School (0.2 miles away)
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  • San Francisco
    San Francisco Waldorf Grade School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 278 students
    0.2 miles
    2938 Washington Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
  • San Francisco
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    0.3 miles
    2901 California St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
  • San Francisco
    Grades: KG-7 | 49 students
    0.3 miles
    2521 Scott St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
  • San Francisco
    Sterne School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 5-12 | 90 students
    0.3 miles
    2690 Jackson St
    San Francisco, CA 94115
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
    0.3 miles
    2750 Jackson Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $15,115 for elementary schools and $23,970 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 64% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).