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K-7|Private
135 students
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School leader:  Mr. Ed Walters
450 Somerset Street
San Francisco, CA 94134

School website
(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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25 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

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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

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2015
My child's teachers are excellent and effective. During parent teacher conferences I was surprised at how well they knew my child and the insight they have into his strengths/weaknesses. My child is growing in every subject, even math, where he... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2015
I'm not a fan of homework in kindergarten but I do find that the homework is brief and interesting. No worksheets at this school!

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Last modified: August 29, 2016
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