Schools in San Francisco

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District Type Grade Span Schools Students
San Francisco Unified Public K - 12 118 56,021
San Francisco County Office Of Education Public K - 12 4 412

Schools in San Francisco

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    10 Clarendon Alternative Elementary School

    'My son has been at Clarendon since kindergarten, and is now in his last year, in the fifth grade. Clarendon has such a stellar reputation as an elementary school, I felt like we won the lottery when...

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    10 Chinese Immersion School At De Avila

    'The principal, the staff, the parents and ultimately the kids of this school make it one of the best schools in San Francisco. Parents volunteer at this school at an amazing rate for all kinds of...

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    10 Lawton Alternative Elementary School

    'The school is k-8. It is safe. Students mostly Asian. I do not see and hear any bully situation . This school is very academic. 3-4 pages of homework per day for Kindergarden plus book report. It...

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    Public half-star
    10 Yu (Alice Fong) Elementary School

    'This mainly refers to middle school at AFY. As a student, I constantly thought about how much I hated this school. The same can be said for many other students and alumni. I repeatedly reminded...

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    10 Stevenson (Robert Louis) Elementary School

    'We are very disappointed with this school. Children who are 1-5 grades are not provided with time in the cafeteria to eat lunch and have to eat standing in the school yard. The main bathrooms...

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    10 Sherman Elementary School

    'We feel so lucky to be at Sherman. The teachers are extremely good, the PTA involved and hard-working, and the Principal motivated and driven to make it a place where "all kids succeed". Academics...

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    10 Ulloa Elementary School

    'I don't think Principal Fong raised the bars for Ulloa's education. The school is not too bad, nor is it too good. What makes the school great are some of the teachers and students themselves. By...

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    9 West Portal Elementary School

    'Ms Callaghan is very nice and helpful! My child is 5th grade now. Sometimes I do volunteering for this school so I know a little better about this school. Staffes here always have lunch meeting to...

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    9 Grattan Elementary School

    'Grattan is a wonderful K-5 school with great teachers and a wonderful and dedicated principal. Our kids get gardening, computer, music, and art. The after school program is top notch. My kids love...

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    9 Sunset Elementary School

    'We were wait-listed for 2 years and finally got in this year, and couldn't be happier. The PTA and teachers were so inviting and warm. My daughter has adjusted to the new school quickly with the...

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    10 Lawton Alternative Elementary School

    'The school is k-8. It is safe. Students mostly Asian. I do not see and hear any bully situation . This school is very academic. 3-4 pages of homework per day for Kindergarden plus book report. It...

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    Public half-star
    10 Yu (Alice Fong) Elementary School

    'This mainly refers to middle school at AFY. As a student, I constantly thought about how much I hated this school. The same can be said for many other students and alumni. I repeatedly reminded...

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    Public half-star
    9 Presidio Middle School

    'I toured this school with my child expecting a "great school" with a score of 9 but we were extremely disappointed. Saw one child ditch. Saw teachers yelling at another child in the hall during class...

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    9 Lilienthal (Claire) Elementary School

    'Two kids at CL starting in the mid 2000. Lower grades were very good but in middle school falls apart. CL can't afford any secondary language (incl Korean), formal art, music or science lab. PTA...

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    8 Giannini (A.P.) Middle School

    'Excellent school for my child. They have a great transition infrastructure for incoming 6th graders that really helped my son integrate into middle school life. He is flourishing. Bonus is shared...

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    8 Roosevelt Middle School

    'The principal is very available and works hard to do a good job. The teachers that I have met are fantastic. Ahead of the curve on the common core curriculum in Maths. The English/social studies...

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    Public half-star
    8 Kipp San Francisco Bay Academy

    'High academics. Low social emotional support. Way to strict. Very demeaning discipline tactics. Using the paycheck and the "bench" constantly. Teachers screaming, yelling, and demeaning children in...

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    7 Kipp Bayview Academy

    'My kids attended 6th and 8th grade @kba last year. We had just moved from Italy and they both couldn't speak English. They had the best they could get; I felt like all the staff was there for them....

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    7 Aptos Middle School

    'I am a student at Aptos. I am now in 8th grade and have been having a good year. This school has gone through a lot and I have been with it. In 6th grade I was being bullied rapidly but when I told...

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    7 Creative Arts Charter School

    'Talented, committed and hard working teachers, administrators, and staff. Forward thinking curriculum and wonderful students. It is an amazing place.'

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    10 Lowell High School

    'Lowell is a challenging, inspiring, fun school for my 17 YO son. He works hard, most teachers are dedicated and skilled, athletics are fantastic, and fellow students smart and kind. Awesome.'

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    7 Lincoln (Abraham) High School

    'This is the best high school in San Francisco. Great and dedicated teachers. Very nice environment.'

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    7 Balboa High School

    'My daughter is a graduate of Balboa High School and is completing her first year of college. Balboa created a positive learning environment and a solid preparation for ther transition to higher...

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    7 Wallenberg (Raoul) Traditional High School

    'This is the worst school when it comes to safety. My daughter was assaulted by another student and they did nothing about it. Ms. Foster & Mr. Waters are a poor excuse for a support system for your...

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    6 Galileo High School

    'I am a student at Galileo! This high school is super amazing! It has a well caring teachers and they will help you in whatever the student struggles, there's many clubs to be part of, and even better...

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    6 Washington (George) High School

    'I like things and wash has things so very good i like it it is alot betr thhen lol'

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    6 Gateway High School

    'For those parents not able to spend $30 - $40k a year for private school in San Francisco, this is a great alternative. GHS is getting better each year as kids from the sister charter middle school...

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    5 Burton (Phillip And Sala) Academic High School

    'Burton High School not only has the best Principal in San Francisco but also has the best staff. Mr. Kappenhagen loves to interact with all of us students and his door is always open for everyone. He...

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    5 San Francisco Flex Academy

    'Flex offers each student an individualized education that meets the needs of every kid in the classroom. The school culture is so unique and inclusive allowing all students the opportunity to shine...

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    4 O'connell (John) High School

    'Everyone is involved, and you can see the teachers at work trying to improve everything. The staff makes sure the students are safe. They provide good opportunities for college.'

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