Fast Facts

Young boy in brown shirtOverview

  • Founded in 1994
  • Third oldest charter school in California
  • Charter approved by San Francisco Unified School District
  • Percentage of staff with advanced degrees: 75%

School Day Hours

  • Kindergarten (Mon., Wed.-Fri.): 8:30am – 2:15pm
  • Grades 1-8 (Mon., Wed.-Fri.): 8:30am – 3:15pm
  • Grades K-8 (Tue.): 8:30am – 1:05pm (Early release for staff development)
  • Campus opens at 8:00am
  • Afterschool care: end of school – 6:00pm

Our Student Body

  • Number of students: 366
  • Class size: 22 in K – 3rd, 24 in 4th-5th, and 28 in 6th – 8th
  • Students qualifying for free and reduced lunch: 30%
  • Ethnic diversity:
    • Students of color: 53%
    • African-American: 23%
    • American Indian: 3%
    • Asian American: 12%
    • Filipino: 3%
    • Latino: 11%
    • Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian: 2%
    • White: 47%
  • High schools where our graduates enrolled in 2013: Balboa High School, City Arts and Tech High School, Drew School, Gateway High School, June Jordan School for Equity, Lincoln High School, Lick Wilmerding High School, Lowell High School, San Francisco School of the Arts, Urban School, Washington High School