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 grades K-1; 9am-3pm for grades 2-8; all students dismissed at 2pm on Wednesday for faculty meetings
- Before care and after care available from 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, $12/hour
- Extended day enrichment classes available for $20/hour
- 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)
- Twelve teachers, including one Head of School
- Tuition for 2018-19: $11,995