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Admissions for 2017/2018

Thank you for your interest in the San Francisco Schoolhouse. We are currently accepting applications for K-6th Grade for 2017-2018. If you have any questions, please contact info@sfschoolhouse.org. To apply, just follow the steps below.

SCHEDULE A SCHOOL VISIT
Please fill out this form to schedule a school visit. Please note that all applicants for Kindergarten 2017/2018 must be five years of age by September 1, 2017. Due to space constraints, we do not provide tours to families prior to the application year for which they are eligible. We will schedule a tour in the spring for future Kindergarten applicants, for the 2018/19 school year and beyond. Feel free to contact info@sfschoolhouse.org with any questions.

Interested in learning more about middle school at the Schoolhouse? Or our upper elementary grades (grades 3-5)? Applicants for grades 3-6 can email us at info@sfschoolhouse.org to schedule an individual or small group tour with our Head of School and Founding Middle School Teacher.

At a school tour, you’ll be able to observe the children in class and meet our Head of School. We have school tours scheduled 9:15-10:30am on:
9/20/2016 • 10/26/2016 • 11/15/2016
12/2/2016 • 12/7/2016 • 1/11/2017

At an evening open house, you’ll be able to meet our teachers and Head of School. We have evening open houses scheduled 6:15-7:45pm on:
10/6/2016 • 11/7/2016 • 1/9/2017

COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION
Complete an online application form and pay the $50 application fee to the Schoolhouse by January 18, 2017.

STUDENT EVALUATION
Please provide a Student Evaluation Form to your child’s current teacher. It is due by January 18, 2017. Use this student evaluation form for Kindergarten and 1st Grade applications. Use this one for 2nd through 6th Grade applications. Evaluation forms can be emailed to info@sfschoolhouse.org or  mailed to the school at our street address:
San Francisco Schoolhouse
301 14th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118

SCHOOL RECORDS
For applicants for grades 1 and higher, please provide a School Records Release Form to the administrators of your child’s current school. It is due by January 18, 2017. Records can be emailed to info@sfschoolhouse.org or  mailed to the school at our street address:
San Francisco Schoolhouse
301 14th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118

PARENT INTERVIEW
Once we receive your application, parents will be invited to meet the Schoolhouse staff.

CHILD’S VISIT
For Kindergarten applicants, we arrange for a play date where your child visits our classroom with our teachers to help us get to know your child. These play dates will take place on dates in February 2017 to be determined, between 9am and 1pm. For applicants to 1st Grade through 6th Grade, we will invite the student to shadow a class for a day.

DECISION AND ENROLLMENT DATES
The Schoolhouse Admissions Committee reviews all applications. Acceptance letters will be sent via email to applicants on March 16, 2017 at noon. Those applicants placed on a wait list will be told this on the same day. You will need to let us know your decision by submitting to us a completed enrollment contract by 10am on March 23, 2017.

OTHER INFORMATION
San Francisco Schoolhouse participates in the Bay Area Directors of Admission (BADA) and upholds the best practices set forth by this organization, whose mission is to make the admission process more transparent and family friendly. You may access an overview of these practices here: BADA Principles of Good Practice.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY
The San Francisco Schoolhouse admits students of any gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, family structure, gender identity and/or expression, and sexual or affectional orientation, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, family structure, gender identity and/or expression, or sexual or affectional orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.