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K-5|Private
135 students
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School leader:  Mr. Ed Walters
450 Somerset Street
San Francisco, CA 94134

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(415) 467-3700
(415) 520-5242
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Best known for
"We are best known for inquiry, science, math, tech."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Mathematics, Science, Technology
  • Arts
    Instrumental and theory music lessons, Drama, Dance...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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38 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 13, 2016
This is a science school, but it truly feels magical. The school combines the best elements of a startup, and traditional and progressive educational models with a fantastic faculty and staff. The bright, happy, and enthusiastic children who... more

Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a community member · January 05, 2016
I find the English teacher in particular to be an amazing asset to the school. She is warm, inviting, stern, clear, creative and strict, all in one.

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · January 05, 2016
My son had to advocate hard to do the science project he wanted to do, rather than just picking one out randomly off the internet. The teacher laid down some tough (but attainable) parameters, and my son was able to present and develop a project... more

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Submitted by a community member · January 05, 2016
For middle school, AVS offers a perfect balance of experiential and foundational learning. We came to the school from a great public school and have been deeply satisfied with the school's curriculum, its intimacy between student and... more

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