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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (6 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (7 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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San Francisco Public Montessori School 5

Posted April 14, 2016
- a parent
I love this school. It is a small community and you get to know each other pretty well. The principal Ms. Keener and the teachers are great. I love the camping trips twice a year. For my kids the Montessori education is perfect because my kids are English As a Second Language learner. One child is a faster learner than the other one but both can learn in their speed and that helps them a lot with the typical, hands -on Montessori materials. The school offers art, music and for some grades some weeks of ballet.... I just love this school.

San Francisco Public Montessori School 5

Posted December 18, 2015
- a parent
SF Montessori is such a fantastic school for so many reasons. The leadership is top notch and all of the teachers are enthusiastic, young, well-trained, and eager to improve. I mean every single one of them. The school itself is beautiful and located in Pac Heights next to a half dozen or so private schools which is nice because it makes that area very kid aware and friendly. We even have a wonderful woman who volunteers from the neighborhood; pulling weeds, helping with the garden, interacting with the kids. Principal Keener makes everything work, it's hard to imagine that the place was ever any other way. She's created a very rich, loving, respectful culture that offers great comfort when you're driving away from your little one. The Montessori method is also a great benefit, offering kids mobility and agency over their own learning. I like that the classes are of mixed age as it seems to inspire everyone to be more aware of each other's needs. There's a lot of natural mentorship happening on a daily basis. Spend a little time finding out more about Montessori. There's a lot of information on-line that inspired us three years ago, but we learn more about it in our morning "Montessori Coffee" sessions and PTA meetings. One last thing, SFPM's fundraising is robust and supports on-going teacher professional development, field trips, arts supplies, trips to ACT, and a lot of other things. The SF Ballet is offering it's classes to our 3rd graders this year, and our after school programs include Mandarin, Spanish, Lego Engineering, Tree Frog Treks, and a few others like Hip Hop dance that I seem to see my daughter flying through from time to time.


San Francisco Public Montessori School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted December 08, 2015
- a parent
This is such an amazing school. The teachers are wonderful, the principal and staff are supportive, the building is beautiful. The Montessori method has helped to foster a love of learning in my girls that I didn't think was possible. The parents at the school have formed a really cohesive community that has been really special. We go camping twice a year together and all the kids get along. The aftershool language immersion programs are great too. It's really been an ideal fit for our kids.

San Francisco Public Montessori School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted December 08, 2015
- a parent
The school focuses on peacefulness and learning about the world and people around us from all over the planet. Learning about different cultures, and how we also have the same needs fosters empathy development and connectedness.

San Francisco Public Montessori School 5

Posted December 08, 2015
- a parent
This is our 4th year at this school and it just keeps getting better. The staff, the kids, the parents, even the building itself. It's a nurturing environment that fosters a love of learning in my kids I never dreamed possible. The teachers are supportive and engaging, the kids are sweet, smart and peaceful, the parents are cohesive and friendly. The breadth of subjects my kids have studied is unmatched at other schools. The language immersion after school program is fantastic. This has been an ideal match for us!


San Francisco Public Montessori School 5

Posted November 30, 2015
- a parent
Wonderful, supportive teachers and administration. Supportive learning environment, space to work and play, fantastic after-care with language immersion.

San Francisco Public Montessori School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted November 30, 2015
- a parent
We love Ms. Kayla for inspiring our child to learn and thrive! And Ms. Mary for two wonderful years of pre-K.

San Francisco Public Montessori School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted November 25, 2015
- a parent
Our child's teacher is *amazing*. She goes above and beyond to make class a safe, happy learning environment. A+


San Francisco Public Montessori School 5

Posted November 25, 2015
- a parent
We love everything about SFPM! Teachers: amazing! Parent community:Great! Philosophy:Ideal. Location: Perfect. We feel so lucky to have found SFPM.

San Francisco Public Montessori School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted November 25, 2015
- a parent
We feel so thankful that we found SFPM. The philosophy is a perfect fit our son and wakes up every morning eager to go to school. Thank you SFPM!

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San Francisco Public Montessori School
2340 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA  94115
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 80 reviews. (415) 749-3544
Last modified San Francisco Public Montessori School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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