San Francisco Unified School District

Balboa High School

Contact Susan E. Ritter (Principal)
Address 1000 Cayuga Avenue,  San Francisco, CA 94112
Phone (415) 469-4090
Fax (415) 469-0859
Hours M-F: 8:15am-3:34pm
Email ritters@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target Youth, grades 9-12
Additional Languages Spanish, Chinese

Balboa has set as its mission, Sustaining a Culture of Continuous Improvement. As a school community, we work to incorporate the cultural and experiential contributions with which our students enter the school building; these provide foundational building blocks for learning. We must teach our students how to access opportunity not just what we have, internally, but how they can recognize and access opportunities outside of the school environment. We at Balboa encourage students to believe in themselves, to feel appreciated, and to discover their own value. Athletics, clubs, After-school classes, tutoring, JROTC programs also offered.

Bret Harte Elementary School

Contact Denise Rueda (Family Liaison)
Address 1035 Gilman Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 330-1520
Fax (415) 330-1555
Hours M, T, W, F: 8:25am-2:40pm Th: 8:25am-1pm / Free After-School Program until 6pm. Supper served at 3pm.
Email ruedad@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu/en/schools/school-information/bret-harte.html
Target PreK-5th Grade
Additional Languages Spanish

Bret Harte is the hidden gem in the heart of the vibrant Bayview/Hunters Point district. Bret Harte has general education and Spanish dual-immersion Pre-K to 5th grade program that celebrates the diversity of our neighborhood. We are committed to ensuring that each student reaches their fullest potential. We focus on developing the whole student through a rigorous curriculum, music, arts, dance, PE, gardening, computer and use of Restorative Practices.

Civic Center Secondary School

Contact Leslie Jenkins (Wellness Coordinator)
Address 727 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone (415) 241-3000
Fax (415) 241-6192
Hours
Email waxl@sfusd.edu
Website www.healthiersf.org
Target Grades 7-12
Additional Languages Spanish

Civic Center Secondary is the site of a unique and comprehensive program for SFUSD: an Integrated Behavior Academic (IBA) School. The program has several critical characteristics specifically tailored for students reentering an academic setting. It creates a professional learning community in which responses to student needs are systematic, timely, and directive. This allows students to be identified as soon as they experience difficulty, allowing the focus to be on intervention rather than remediation. The IBA program is targeted for the most at-risk students, those with habitual truancy, significant behavior issues, and histories of suspension and expulsion. The program’s goal are to change behavior so that these students will stay in school and earn enough credits to graduate.

Dr. Charles Drew Academy Elementary

Contact Kashina Pierce (Family Liaison)
Address 50 Pomona Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 330-1526
Fax (415) 822-9210
Hours M,T,W,F: 7:50am-1:50pm; Th: 7:50am-1pm
Email turnerpiercek1@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target K-5th Grade
Additional Languages Spanish

The motto at Dr. Charles R. Drew Alternative School is “Children First.” The school is known for its nurturing atmosphere and strong academic program. Students meet high standards for academic achievement and behavior. Dr. Charles R. Drew offers hands-on, minds-on project-based learning. Teachers receive ongoing training in mathematics and science trips to natural settings throughout the Bay Area.  Advent Software volunteers provide additional literacy support.

Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary

Contact Donna Smith
Address 1360 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 330-1540
Fax (415) 467-7217
Hours M-F: 8:30am-2:40pm
Email smithd1@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target K-5th Grade
Additional Languages Spanish

Dr. George Washington Carver Academic Elementary School, a hidden treasure in Bayview-Hunter’s Point, holds high expectations for a culturally diverse student population in a structured environment. We stress academic excellence for all students. Students become self-motivated, intrinsic learners by learning respect for themselves, others, and their surroundings. We guide them to perform to their best ability and to be socially prepared for the challenges of the 21st Century. Students will leave us with a strong foundation in literacy, mathematics, and technology.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School

Contact Leslie Hu (Community School Coordinator/School Social Worker)
Address 350 Girard Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone (415) 330-1500
Fax (415) 468-7295
Hours M-F: 9:05am-3:30pm
Email  hul1@sfusd.edu.
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target Grades 6-8
Additional Languages

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School enrolls students from neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. The diverse and multicultural atmosphere of the school attracts students from all racial/ethnic groups. All students receive equitable access. We focus on a curriculum that is meaningful and relevant, valuing relationships between staff and students, students and their peers, and the student-community.

El Dorado Elementary

Contact Rafael Directo (Family Liaison)
Address 70 Delta Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone (415) 330-1537
Fax (415) 467-2435
Hours M-F: 7:50am-1:50pm
Email  director@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target
Grades K-5
Additional Languages

El Dorado’s focus is the creation of an environment that promotes teaching the whole child. The school invests its energies in programs that meet the academic and social needs of all students and uses standards-based instructional practices like Balanced Literacy and music integration to tap students’ different learning modalities. . We believe in recognizing students’ strengths and needs to help them achieve their full potential. We achieve this through traditional and non-traditional methods such as play therapy, behavioral and social skills groups, sports, one on one therapy, group therapy, and one-on-one and small group instruction.We also offer students extended learning opportunities that allow them to explore areas of learning beyond traditional academics.

Hilltop Special Services Center

Contact Patricia Keehan (Head Counselor)
Address 1325 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone (415) 695-5606
Fax (415) 695-5367
Hours M-F: 8am-3pm
Email keehanp@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target Pregnant and parenting teens, ages 13-18
Additional Languages

Hilltop School, Pregnant Minors Program, enables pregnant and parenting teens to: progress toward completion of their secondary education; to make responsible and informed decisions; to have healthy pregnancies and healthy families; to become responsible, effective parents; and to become contributing, well-adjusted, self-sufficient members of their communities.  Hilltop students receive core academic instruction toward high school graduation, special support classes in birthing, child development, and teen parenting education.  Additional support personnel include: an on-site nurse, child development specialist, and a nutritionist.

June Jordan School for Equity High School

Contact
Address 325 La Grande Avenue, Room 325, San Francisco, CA 94112
Phone (415) 452-4922
Fax (415) 452-4927
Hours M, F: 8:10am-3:30pm; T, W Th: 8:10am-2:30pm
Email
Website www.jjse.org
Target Grades 9-12
Additional Languages Spanish

June Jordan School for Equity was explicitly designed as a school for equity and social justice. It was founded through a community organizing effort by a group of teachers, parents, and youth, with the goal of providing better educational options for students who were not being served well in traditional schools. The group aimed to be a part of a social justice movement to provide a high-quality education to all youth in the city not just those from certain neighborhoods or backgrounds. We support mental and physical health support for students through our Wellness Center.

Leola M. Havard Early Education School

Contact Nkechi Nwankwo
Address 1520 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 695-5660
Fax (415) 695-5421
Hours M-F: 7:45am-5:45pm
Email
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target Pre-K (ages 3-5), Before/Afterschool K-5
Additional Languages Spanish, Fillpino, Laos, Tongan, Cantonese

The Leola M. Havard Early Education School (formerly the Burnett Child Development Center) in the Bayview District changed names in 2011 honoring the First African-American Woman School Principal of the San Francisco Unified School District. Our Transitional Kindergarten program is designed to bridge the preschool learning environment with that of the traditional kindergarten classroom. It is taught by multiple subject credentialed teachers who blend preschool and kindergarten instructional practices in order to meet the individual needs of each child. The instructional day is from 8:30am-2:30pm. Out-of-school time care is available 7:30am-8:30am and 2:30pm-5:30pm.

Log Cabin Ranch

Contact
Address PO Box 329 San Francisco CA 94020
Phone (415) 241-6553
Fax (415) 241-6554
Hours
Email
Website www.sfusd.edu/en/schools/school-information/log-cabin-ranch.html
Target Youth in the Juvenile Justice system
Additional Languages

Log Cabin High School is a unique court ordered school located 45 miles south of San Francisco, in the town of La Honda. Our school serves youth who have been adjudicated and placed at Log Cabin Ranch for approximately one year. Students participate in a comprehensive school program that not only provides educational opportunities, but also offers them the necessary therapeutic and vocation services so important in reducing future contacts within the juvenile justice system.

Malcolm X Academy

Contact Summer Miranda (Family Liaison)
Address 350 Harbor Road San Francisco CA 94124
Phone (415) 695-5950
Fax (415) 647-1647
Hours M-W, F: 8:20am-2:40pm; Thursday: 8:20am-1pm. We also have a YMCA after school program until 6pm.
Email
Website www.sfusd.edu/en/schools/school-information/malcolm-x.html
Target PreK-5th Grade
Additional Languages Mandarin

Malcolm X sits on top of one of San Francisco’s many hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the East Bay and the Bay Bridge. It’s an inspiring view, and our school is named for an inspiring leader. These help shape the ideals and vision of our school community.  Our teachers meet the needs of our diverse learners in mastering common core standards.  At Malcolm X, we help students become successful life-long learners. We believe students need to develop a range of abilities in thinking, problem solving, creativity, listening skills, and the ability to work with others. We prepare students to advocate for themselves, their families, their school, their community, and their world.

Paul Revere College Preparatory School

Contact Lorraine Orlandi
Address 555 Tompkins Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone (415) 695-5656
Fax (415) 647-0878
Hours M-F: 7:50am-1:50pm (Breakfast: 7:15am-7:35am; Extended Day until 6pm)
Email sch760@sfusd.edu
Website www.paulreveresf.org
Target Pre-K-8th Grade
Additional Languages Spanish

Our school community embraces these core values: respect for diversity, personal and collective responsibility for high levels of student achievement, evidence based decision making, collaborative partnerships with families and community organizations, and student-centered and standards based instruction. Revere offers Spanish Immersion and General English programs in Grades K-8.

Phillip And Sala Burton Academic High School

Contact
Address 400 Mansell Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone (415) 469-4550, (415) 469-4560
Fax (415) 239-6806
Hours M-F: 8am-3:30pm
Email
Website www.burtonhighschool.net
Target High school students (grades 9-12)
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Samoan

Burton High School boasts a wall-to-wall career-themed academy model. All of our students engage in a carefully articulated high school education program that will land them with experience to be college and career ready. Our students participate in a wide range of activities to help them hone their academic skills and their workplace readiness skills.

Thurgood Marshall High School

Contact Chi Mak (Family Liaison)
Address 45 Conkling Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 695-5612
Fax (415) 285-5283
Hours M-F: 8:00am-3:08pm
Email  makc@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target 9th-12th Grade
Additional Languages Spanish, Chinese

Thurgood Marshall Academic High School is a four-year college preparatory high school with a diverse student body. Our highly dedicated faculty/staff and our active Parent Teacher Student Association believe that every Marshall student should be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and values needed to make wise college, career, and vocational decisions. With seven class periods per day, students can choose an extra course in the daily routine to challenge themselves and expand their options. Students take core and elective courses, including honors/AP courses, which meet all UC and CSU admission requirements. Students enjoy access to a refurbished and expanded College & Career Center, a fully staffed Wellness Center, a Peer Resources Program, and a daily after-school tutoring program.

Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School

Contact Bill Kappenhagen (Principal)
Address 2055 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 642-8901
Fax
Hours M-F: 7:30am-4pm
Email kappenhagenb@sfusd.edu
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target 6th Grade.  Adding a new grade each year through 8th Grade.
Additional Languages Spanish, Chinese

Introducing Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School, where we create unique learning experiences and strive to find every student’s spark.  From an extended school day and year to an on-site health center to electives such as computer science, world languages, and digital art, the Willie Brown experience is anything but ordinary.  Add to that our top academics, interactive approach to learning, and welcoming community environment, and you’ve found the place your child will be sure to thrive: Will Brown Middle School.

Woodside Learning Center

Contact Chris Lainer (Principal)
Address 375 Woodside Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone (415) 753-7792
Fax (415) 753-7793
Hours
Email
Website www.sfusd.edu
Target Youth in Juvenile Detention, grades 6-12
Additional Languages Spanish

The Court Schools receive multiple sources of funding in order to support San Francisco most at-risk students.  The Courts Schools offer multiple opportunities for parents to participate in the child’s education.  Parental outreach is provided through our youth transition specialist as well as our parent liaison.Continuous improvements occur with assistance from SFUSD and the Juvenile Probation Department to ensure that the buildings remain safe for students, staff, and visitors.


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