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235 12th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94118

(415) 750-8525

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 245

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Sutro Elementary School

This little school tucked in the Richmond District is a hidden gem!!! The teachers are passionate in teaching and instilling good values into our children. Mr. Poon the principal is involve in the "trenches" in educating the students. It seems Mr. Poon knows all the students!! He welcomes parent input ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

i love that the school is small and all of the teachers and staff are interested in seein each individual child become successful.

Posted by a parent on 09/25/13

Sutro is a wonderful school. My son has had great teachers for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade, and currently really likes his 3rd grade teacher. The staff is very dedicated and Mr. Poon, the principal, is wonderful. Mr. Poon is very hands-on (will grab a broom to help clean -up a mess) and almost ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Sutro wasn't our first choice when applying to SF schools but we have been so happy we landed here. The school is fairly small so it is easy to get to know everyone from the Principal to the 5th grade teacher your child will eventually get. All of the teachers are dedicated and committed to their student ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Sutro is a great little school. Teachers are very caring and devoted to help the kids. Principal involves in a lot of activities and he always makes himself available to talk to the parents. The only drawback is the PTA, the PTA does not show any leadership, makes no effort to bridge the English and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/12

This is such a great little school that has done so much to help my child succeed.

Posted by a parent on 04/30/10

Sutro is a great school. Its have a great team of dedicated,devoted and loving staffs and teachers. They put in 101 percent of their time in to their students. Parents and community including teachers participate in lots of environmental awareness and instill the importance of environment to the earth. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/16/10

We really wanted to love Sutro. But we were really put off by the sense of general disorganization and what we found to be a stifling, unpleasant kindergarten environment. The school has a hard time building bridges between the Cantonese and English speaking communities and as a result the PTA doesn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/08/09

Sutro has a great staff. It's a small school but kids get a lot of one on one attention from the teacher and the paraprofessional. We have great enrichment programs that benefits the kids there. The school not only not foster great academic achievement but also environmental awareness and good social ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/09

Our school is a GREAT place where all of our children, along with all their friends, achieve great things every single day. This is only possible with a great support system, made up by a fantastic team of teachers and staff in a COMMUNITY environment. Every child receives individual attention- from ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/30/09

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Test Year: 2012
Sutro Elementary School
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 — Sutro Elementary School is located at 235 12th Ave, San Francisco CA 94118. 235 12th Ave is in the 94118 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for Sutro Elementary School is the San Francisco Unified School District. Sutro Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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