Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Foreign languages
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

10
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Garden / Greenhouse
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 37% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 32% 11%
Hispanic 18% 52%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Black 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Boys sports (misc.) Capoeira
Girls sports (misc.) Capoeira
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 8:00 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name KMS After School Program
About the program The KMS After School Program gives kids the opportunity to choose from working on an art project in our beautiful atelier, cuddling up to a good book in our cozy library, building a city in our industrious “moon room”, eating a healthy snack next to our outdoor garden, or some good old-fashioned digging and playing around in our glorious yard!
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Athletics
Operated by Randall Johnson
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 3:30 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? No
How can parents find out more about fees? Visit website
Website Http://kmsofsf.org/after-school-programs/
Phone number 415-821-0130

Summer program

Program name KMS Summer Day Camps
About the program KMS Summer Day Camps will include the following choices: De Colores Spanish Language Camp Science – Chemistry and Newton’s Laws Tree Frog Treks – Where the Wild Things Are: Biodiversity Bonanza! Musical Theater Camp Basketball/Baseball Sports Camp
Types of activities Arts
Athletic
Language
Science Nature
Technology
Operated by Jennifer Atristain
Dates offered (start) 06/15/2015
Dates offered (end) 08/21/2015
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 8:30 AM
End time 3:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Website
Before / after care offered Before
After
Before care begins 8:00 AM
After care ends 5:00 PM
Website Http://kmsofsf.org/summer-camps/
Phone number 415-821-0130

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools San Francisco School
  Brightworks School
  San Francisco Unified School District

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Japanese
Spanish
Tagalog

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Abada Capoeira
Partner website Http://abada.org/
Partner 826 Valencia
Partner website Http://826valencia.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://kmsofsf.org/overview-application/elementary-application/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $14000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 42
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 11
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012