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Located in the heart of Noe Valley in Central San Francisco, St Philip's School offers small class sizes to students from all walks of life in classes Kindergarten to 8th grade. Low student-teacher ratios give students the individual attention they need to excel in all aspects of the school curriculum.
Up-to-date mobile technology laboratories and a recently remodelled library give students both traditional and contemporary access to information as they prepare for the future. St Philip's School addresses the unique, spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and academic needs of our students.
San Francisco Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school providing education from Kindergarten through to Grade 12. We are located in the Richmond District of San Francisco, near Western Addition, Presidio Heights, Lower Pacific Heights and Cow Hollow neighborhoods. The school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC) and by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).
Our purpose is to provide Waldorf education in San Francisco for children from early childhood through to high school. San Francisco Waldorf School aims to encourage young people to bring the highest human capacities into their adult lives as they become world citizens of the future. At San Francisco Waldorf School, academic excellence, social responsibility, and the recognition of each individual’s gifts are the guiding educational ideals.
Our curriculum integrates the student’s developmental needs with intellectual and artistic skills. Our deeply committed faculty works together to foster each student’s sense of self-reliance, concern for community, and moral purpose.
Seesaw Studio in San Francisco is a creative studio offering imaginative education classes and workshops for infants (from birth up), children and teens and their families. Our unique workshops and groups explore the multiple intelligences (i.e., language play groups, friendship skills, arts and crafts, dance, martial arts).
Remarkable Girls is a unique theatre program located on the Peninsula in Millbrae and San Francisco in Northern CA, offering classes, private lessons, and performance opportunities to girls ages 9-18 years. Remarkable Girls was founded by former San Francisco talent agent and performance coach Jan Downing. Programs are taught by performing arts professionals and include instruction in acting, singing, musical theatre, auditioning, and directing.
In a supportive and fun-filled environment, girls have room to stretch and grow as young artists and individuals. They tap into their imaginations, develop and polish their talents, and learn the core skills that are the building blocks of a strong theatrical foundation. Through their theatre experiences, they also develop the confidence to take risks and conquer their fears. More importantly, they find their voices and open their hearts.
Located on a beautiful 75-acre campus at the base of Mt. Diablo in Danville, Contra Costa County CA, The Athenian School is an independent co-educational college preparatory day and boarding school. We offer a day program for Middle School students (grades 6 - 8) from the East Bay region and day and boarding programs for Upper School students (grades 9 - 12) from the US and throughout the world.
Boarding students from throughout the world live in two dormitories, housing approximately 20 students each. More than 20 faculty members live on campus, providing extraordinary guidance and support for all students.
Total enrollment is approximately 450 students, 150 in the 6th-8th grades and 300 day and boarding students in grades 9-12. Class size averages 15 students, and nearly 100% of the school's graduates gain admission to outstanding four-year colleges. The Athenian School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools.
Glen Park Montessori is a premier pre school located in San Francisco, CA, off Van Ness Avenue 101, one block from BART and within walking distance of Glen Park Canyon. We provide a Montessori curriculum and ecology studies patterned in the Montessori framework.
Through our Ecology Studies, we invite children to become acquainted with our natural world through activities and field trips designed to connect them with the love of and appreciation for nature, an understanding of the interconnectedness of all life, thereby planting the seeds of sustainability.
Founded in 2004, the Bay School of San Francisco is a private co-educational college preparatory high school for grades 9-12 in the Presidio, San Francisco. The Bay School's college preparatory program is designed to challenge, inspire and enlighten, emphasizing science, technology, ethics and world religions; areas of understanding that are fundamental in preparing students for their futures at demanding colleges, and as engaged citizens of an interrelated global society.
At the Bay School, learning means using knowledge to make connections, between traditional academic disciplines, between students and teachers, between the school and the outside community and between the past and the future. The Bay School of San Francisco admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
Welcome to Drew, a school community of experienced, dedicated and passionate faculty and engaged, committed students and parents. Drew is a co-educational college preparatory school that serves grades 9 through to 12. Located at California and Broderick, a residential neighborhood between Pacific Heights and Presidio Heights in San Fransisco, Drew recognizes students must be prepared for life, through citizenship, self-knowledge and independent decision-making. Drew gives students from Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow, Marina District, Polk Gulch and throughout the Richmond District an education for life.
While pursuing a rigorous college preparatory curriculum Drew students take part in integrative, hands-on, and experiential learning to connect what happens in the classroom with the world beyond our doors. All students are encouraged to follow their passions beyond the classroom through unique programs like annual DEALL (Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning) Days.
Drew is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
- High School Programs for Grades 9-12
- Advanced Placement Courses
* Through the unique DEALL (Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning) program, students spend a week pursuing academic interests in the real world, through trips, community service, career exploration and more.
* Core subjects include English, math, science, socíal science, art, music, drama, athletics and languages including French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese and Sign Language.
Founded in 1975, Cornerstone Academy is a private, nonprofit school in the Portola District of San Francisco and primarily serves families from San Francisco and the Peninsula. The grade span is preschool through high school.
Cornerstone Academy is founded on Christian values, supports the home and churches of students in providing an education that is grounded in the Christian values of the Bible as reflected in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
- Elementary, middle & high school programs with continued Chinese language instruction from grades 1 - 12. Our academic program consists of core subjects in English, Mandarin, math, science, social science, religious studies, physical education, fine arts, and electives. For High School, honors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in a variety of classes.
- ESL program for middle & high school students
- Full boarding program for international high school students
For more than 100 years, Holy Family Day Home has been a pioneer in providing educational development for young children while nurturing positive interaction with their families. We offer first class Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten Programs in San Francisco. As the oldest child care center in San Francisco, Holy Family Day Home continues to pioneer quality early childhood education and development for 171 children. We are proud to serve families in the Castro, Central East, Mission, Buena Vista and neighbouring Bay Area communities.
We partner with parents and guardians to encourage healthier families, build a foundation for lifelong achievement and open doors to a rewarding future. As the Day Home embarks on another century of service, we remain committed to fostering an environment of limitless possibilities for the children of the San Francisco Bay Area. We were named the highest quality childcare center in San Francisco by the California Department of Education in 2002 and in 2004 we were accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. We serve Bay Area families from a diverse socio-economic background.