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Private Christian K-12 School in San Francisco, CA

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Cornerstone Academy College Preparatory:
Founded in 1975, Cornerstone Academy is a private, nonprofit school in the Portola District of San Francisco an primarily serves families from San Francisco and the Peninsula. The grade span is preschool through high school.

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We offer:
- Bilingual preschool & kindergarten programs (Chinese / English)
- Elementary, middle & high school programs with continued Chinese language instruction from 1st - 12th grades
- ESL program for middle & high school students
- Full boarding program for international students

PreK-12 Curriculum:
Our curriculum and recommended course of study exceed most minimum requirements of most major colleges and universities. Our academic program consists of the normal subjects such as English, Math, Science, Social Studies, etc. We also provide a balanced education by exposing the students to the fine arts, such as drawing and music. Being a Christian school, we mandate that students take classes that would broaden their understanding of the Bible and the role it plays in their lives. We also provide students opportunities to use technology in and out of the classroom to prepare them for the digital world. Physical fitness and health are essential to the students' well being and are mandatory classes for them. As you can see, the School wants to provide a "comprehensive" education for the student.

A variety of Advance Placement courses are taught at the high school level.  

Academic Year Structure:
The academic program is organized on a period schedule. The school year consists of two semesters. A maximum load per semester is 30 units per semester with students carrying five or six 50 minute classes. Students meet for 6 periods on a regular school day.

A minimum of 220 units is required for graduation. 35 units = 1 semester; 70 units = 1 year. Graduation requirements include: 40 units (4 years) English; 40 units (4 years) mathematics; 40 units (4 years) science; 30 units (3 years) social studies; 20 units (2 years) physical education; 30 units (3 years) foreign language; 10 units (1 year) fine arts; 10 units (varies per year) elective courses.

ESL Program:
Cornerstone Academy is a private English as a second language school for Middle and High School students offering an affordable high-quality intensive English program. In our friendly and comfortable program, you will learn faster, understand more and gain confidence in your English language skills.
 
Courses are offered in pronunciation, grammar, writing, listening, comprehension, conversation and more.  We can also help you prepare for the TOEFL, SAT and ACT tests. Classroom, one-on-one, and private tutor instruction are also available.

We strive to make your experience in San Francisco and the United States both educational and highly productive. ESL instruction offers students many opportunities to become involved with the local culture through volunteer activities and/or sports organizations.  We feel it is just as important to make American friends and we try to provide as many opportunities for that to happen.

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Address: 501 Cambridge Street/Portola Heights District/San Francisco County, San Francisco, California , USA
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Elective Courses (Middle school)
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Extra-curricular / After-school Courses:
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Year-round and semester-based music lessons for kids and teens including:

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The Colburn School
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Courses / Programs
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- Academic; Enrichment; Fitness; Orchestra; Theater Programs.

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