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Programs

Classes

Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Italian
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Science
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Italian Immersion
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Working toward IB-PYP Candidacy
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Italian
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

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

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Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 8:00 AM
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

Dress code None
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

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
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $9000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid