Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Valentina Imbeni, PhD
Transportation options None
Summer program No

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Italian
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Italian
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Italian

Support

6
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Garden / Greenhouse
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 8:00 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered No

After school program

Program name Dopo Scuola
About the program Dopo Scuola is an Italian after school program for elementary school children age 5 and over. The 2-hour class is an extension of the Reggio Emilia-inspired program at the preschool with special focus on project work, which may include art, building projects, gardening, cooking and drama. DS is an Italian enrichment class with hands-on projects that foster creative and critical thinking. Last but not least DS is a wonderful way for children to meet old friends a make new friendships.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Other
Types of activities (misc.) Italian, Cooking, Projects
Operated by La Scuola
Days offered Tuesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 3:30 PM
End time 5:30 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
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://www.lascuolasf.org/academics/preschool
Phone number 415 558 9005

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.lascuolasf.org/admissions
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $9000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No