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Francis Parker School

Private | K-12 | 1190 students

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $305,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,390.

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4 stars

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Posted November 30, 2006

Good solid school, but the cost is prohibitive. The tuition outprices a lot of great kids, and the level of financial assistance just isn't high enough to help families with more than one enrolled child. We're leaving the school for this reason, and it's a shame.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2006

Franscis parker is a great school
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Posted April 19, 2006

The academic programs are unmatched in San Diego. Music is a part of the curriculum from Junior Kindergarten on, with a dedicated music, technology, art, woodshop, two PE, two science and many more teachers. Small class size, heavy emphasis on ethical behavior, family life, and friendship. It is the best school we have found in three cities.
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Posted March 29, 2006

Francis Parker Upper School's mission is educating the whole child and creating a family environment. They do this well. The student who graduates from Parker can receive a good education at whatever level of difficulty he or she wants to tackle. Their sports program is extensive; their arts program includes sculpture, wood working, drawing, photography, video. It reminds me of high school when I was young-rah, rah, few problems, teachers who care. The parents are very involved.
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  • Mr. Kevin Yaley
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  • NAIS
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  • (858) 569-7504
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6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
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Phone: (858) 569-7900

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