Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8

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3351 23rd St

San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 695-5881

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8

Every school has its strengths and weaknesses. I agree with most reviews written however wanted to tell how segregated the school feels when there is no diversity. We had to sacrifice diversity when choosing a school with only Spanish Immersion. Also my child complains about disruptive kids in class. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/18/14

My son is starting his second year at this spanish-immersion school (last year kinder, now in 1st grade) and we have been very happy. His teachers have been sweet, understanding and effective, and he loves going to school. I am also very impressed with the focus on reading and writing this year, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/13

My son and third child is beginning his fourth year at Buena Vista Horace Mann as a third grader. In his first grade year, Buena Vista merged with Horace Mann to become a K-8 Spanish immersion school. There were bumps in the transition, as one would expect. Those bumps feel to me to be ironing out and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/13

A great community school in the heart of the Mission. Spanish immersion K-8. Wonderful, dedicated teachers, especially kindergarten and 1st grade. A professional, energetic principal and a vice-principal who is the heart and soul of the school. Beautiful garden and dance classes for all grades. Excellent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/13

I love BVHM because it is a socially conscious bilingual school attending to students' academic development with rich exposure to the arts, environment, and responsible citizenship. The wonderful, committed and talented staff nurture and challenge our children; and the families work together with staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/12/13

Iam Happy on the choice I pick for my kids. My son can be a little work, but the school has work with him well. And he is coming along. My daughter is doing great. Really like the teacher my kids had these last couple of years. Let go Buena Vista

Posted by a parent on 08/30/13

Buena Vista Horace Mann is a K-8 dual-language Spanish immersion school in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco. This is an amazing community of caring, creative and dedicated educators and parents. Our son, currently in 2nd grade, is thriving socially and academically in both Spanish and English. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 is a fantastic school, with engaging, caring and very experienced teachers, wonderful staff, and a dynamic leader as principal. Parents are very involved. My children have thrived here, and have loved learning in Spanish and English.

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

BVHM is an energetic, artistic, bilingual (Spanish) community. Despite the priority of music and the arts, the students focus on math, language skills, and physical education as well. We are purposeful about creating a safe learning space to empower the next generation - our core values: bilingual ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/13

Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 has a wonderful caring environment. I have only the highest regard for the teaching and administrative staff. We are a community and strive to be more cohesive and inclusive every year with the stellar leadership of Jen Steiner and Larry Alegre. There are many ways parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/13

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Test scores for Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8

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Test Year: 2012
Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8
San Francisco Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Francisco schools — Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 is located at 3351 23rd St, San Francisco CA 94110. 3351 23rd St is in the 94110 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 is the San Francisco Unified School District. Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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