San Francisco Schoolhouse is a non-profit, independent K-8 school located in the Richmond District. Our intentionally small size, experienced and passionate teachers, experiential curriculum, and active parent participation provide a unique opportunity for families seeking a community-minded progressive education that challenges and supports their child.
Schoolhouse at a Glance
K-8 school, currently serving 70 students in grades K-6. Enrolling grades K-8 for 2019-2020
Established in 2011 as a non-sectarian, non-profit, independent school; governed by a Board of Trustees
Located at 301-14th Avenue in the Inner Richmond neighborhood (map below), we rent classroom space from Congregation Beth Sholom.
Multi-age groups team taught by 2-3 teachers: kindergarten + first grade, second + third grade, fourth + fifth grade, sixth + seventh + eighth grade
Small by design, we enroll approximately 11 students in each grade. Student-to-teacher ratio is 11-to-1.
Project-based, hands-on curriculum personalized to each child; experiential education throughout the city; integrated music, theater and creative arts
School hours from 9am-2pm for Kindergarten; 9am-3pm for grades 1-5; 8:30-3:30pm for grades 6-8; all students dismissed at 2pm on Wednesday for faculty meetings
Before care and after care available from 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, $12.25/hour
Extended day enrichment classes available for an additional fee
Family participation to foster school-wide community
Memberships include National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Bay Area Directors of Admission (BADA), California Independent Schools Business Officers Association (Cal-ISBOA)
Tuition for 2019-20: $13,800