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K-8
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San Francisco, CA
Students enrolled: 44
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301 14th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118

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March 19, 2015
We knew we found the right school for our son when we met the teachers. Sitting in those little chairs in each of the classrooms, listening to the teachers tell us what the kids did that day we were sold right there. And 7 months in we couldn t be happier. Our son doesn t reveal much about his days but his Kindergarten teacher, Bridget, sends us pictures often and there s always a big group of kids working together around some interesting project. Discovering. Collaborating. Problem solving. Smiling. Bridget creates an atmosphere that looks effortless, but when you hear her explain progressive education you get just how much thought, passion and experience goes into it. We ll be sad to leave her class, except for two things; we met Rebecca, the 1st grade teacher on that first night too. And she s something to look forward to. And in two Septembers our daughter is going to walk into that same kindergarten class and meet Bridget for the first time. We can t wait. We couldn t be happier with the teachers, the parents, the whole community.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2015
Our son joined the Schoolhouse at the end of 1st grade. He had been at a public school since K, and though the community was lovely, the test-driven, mile-wide-inch-deep curriculum was not engaging him in a meaningful way. At the same time, a friend had started the Schoolhouse with 2 veteran teachers. Joining them took a leap of faith, but 3 years later we are so grateful we did it. We went from battling over nightly homework to watching our son explain what he learned that day. The transformation has been profound. The average student-teacher ratio is 11-1, with a TA for part of the day. Teachers have the flexibility to create a personal and dynamic curriculum. This year's 3rd/4th grade resembles Ms. Frizzle s class in the Magic School Bus series, with tons of collaboration, problem solving, and creative projects. Many schools use the term progressive, hands-on learning. It actually happens at the Schoolhouse. Last year the kids studied homes around the world, and built a house with electricity, running water, and solar power. So cool! Being at the Schoolhouse has been magical for our child. He has gone from a reluctant student to a confident, motivated learner.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2015
This budding school is unique and wonderful, and a welcome reprieve from the crazy expensive privates and public school lottery. Our child is very happy with the dedicated teachers and community, and is getting a well-rounded and complete educational experience. Two thumbs up!

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2015
This is a great school! The small class sizes, teachers, and overall community is one of the best.

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March 17, 2014
Our 2nd year at SFSH, and we could not be more pleased. The school offers personal instruction to fit the needs of each child. This sounded appealing but seeing it happen was something special. Our child explores and is celebrated for it. The children love to go to school, and they love to learn. A great community.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2013
Based on the vision of its founder and director, this school has made the utopian dream we had for our child's education a reality. The teachers are superlative, the children are thrilled to be there and in love with learning, and the parents are fully engaged and 100% committed to supporting this unique educational experience for everyone involved. We could not have asked for anything more.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2013
We were lucky enough to be one of the 1st families at SF Schoolhouse, Our daughter is in 2nd grade this year, and began at the mid point of her kinder year. The teachers are excellent, and its an incredible parent community. The progressive learning approach as well as the High TEACHER to student ratio has been the cherry on top. This has been such an awesome opportunity to be a part of- our child is thriving & we didn't even need a 2nd mortgage to pay tuition.. GREAT SCHOOL.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2013
I cannot say enough about this school. My son is on his 2nd year and he is always so happy to go to school and enjoys all of his class mates. The teachers are incredible and words cannot describe the education he is receiving. And the parent community is one of the best!

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September 05, 2013
Our daughter started kindergarten this year and we absolutely love it.. Te schoolhouse is loving, warm, friendly, safe, nurturing and an amazing learning environment. The teachers and parents put their heart and soul into this gem of a school.. I am VERY proud to call myself a San Francisco School Parent.

- submitted by a parent
September 05, 2013
My niece started kindergarten here and loves it! Great school in a great city! Go SF Schoolhouse!!

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San Francisco Schoolhouse
301 14th Avenue, San Francisco, CA  94118
Last modified San Francisco Schoolhouse is a Private school that serves grades K-8
San Francisco Schoolhouse Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top