Programs

Classes

Performing & written arts Dance
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based

Support

2
Facilities
including: Library
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Facilities Computer lab
Library

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 27%
Black 11%
Asian 7%
White 4%
Two or more races 3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 43%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 85%
Female 49%
Male 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Extended care / Extended programs After
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name Bessie Carmichael Elementary School - Year Round Enrichment Program (YEP) (ExCEL Program)
About the program A year-round enrichment program for students of Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, the afterschool program operates on school days from 3pm-6pm. During the school year, the program offers homework help, tutoring, academic enrichment, project-based learning clubs, and recreation. During the summer months, the program operates for seven weeks, from 8am-6pm. The summer program offers project-based learning clubs, field trips, recreation, and themed parties. There are only five kinder spots that target siblings of YMCA youth.SFUSD ExCEL after school programs ensure involvement of teachers from students' schools to make sure that after school academics are aligned with the school day curriculum. Every school with an ExCEL program partners with a nonprofit community based organization to run activities and build bridges to the neighborhood.
Operated by Embarcadero YMCA of San Francisco
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Website Www.ymcasf.org/embarcadero

After school program

Program name Galing Bata Afterschool Program at Bessie Carmichael School
About the program SFUSD ExCEL afterschool programs ensure involvement of teachers from students' schools to make sure that after-school academics are aligned with the school day curriculum. Every school with an ExCEL program partners with a nonprofit community-based organization to run activities and build bridges to the neighborhood.
Operated by Filipino American Development Foundation
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? 6
3
7
2
8
KG
1
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? No
Website Www.bayanihancc.org/

Summer program

Program name ExCEL Summer Program
About the program Each program has an academic, enrichment and physical activity component. The programs are based on a youth development model and include project based learning activities. The summer programs are operated by community based organizations that are contracted by SFUSD to provide the services based on grants to the school from California Department of Education. Each organization has a site specific enrollment process. Priority enrollment goes to the students from the school site. Students from other SFUSD schools are eligible to apply though in many of the elementary schools there is more demand than available slots. Funding changes year to year and program offerings change. Contact the school for details. This program may take place off site.

Culture

Dress code Dress code

Teachers

3
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff School social worker / counselor
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) MUNI and BART

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014