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2190 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

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August 23, 2014
I am looking for a grate middle school for my child. The location is hard to parking but the place is save.

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September 16, 2013
It's great I love it so far I'm a 6th grader and its The best.People there are so friendly.

- submitted by a community member

July 07, 2012
This is the best school ever. I had so much fun in this school. The fun parts were having so many activites and camping and other lunch games. And the p.e department has taught kids to play sports so well that they won so many awards

- submitted by a community member

November 23, 2011
Small school w/ engage and caring staff. In sixth grade, all students are given a planner and taught how to use it. 100% of the teachers use school loop. In sixth grade, there is block scheduling with one teacher for math/science class and a different teacher for language arts/social studies class. In science, they read and have assignments from the newspaper "weather page." They study the scientific method and developed and documented science experiments. The 6th grade goes to the Headlands Institute overnight which is educational, fun and cohesive class experience. The principal parked cars during Fleet Week to pay for it! In 7th grade science, they study biology and genetics. On Halloween they made edible cell models (watermelon with gummy worms, m&ms, etc representing all the basic parts of the cell). Also frog dissection. There will be 3 new science labs soon. In 7th grade LA, they combine lit. w/ social studies - midieval times around the world; reading classic ancient Greek tales, Arabian Nights & King Arthur. They write formal essays, create skits and make posters. Similar to 6th grade. In PE students learn life-long exercise lessons like how to ride a bike!

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November 26, 2009
I am an eigth grader at Francisco Middle school, I join all sports and is in all honors classes. Once people hear about Francisco MS, they instently think about all the negative things that have happened, but in order to judge this school, you must go here. Our teachers are great, PE is outstanding, and in sports, we very well also. Actually, the softball team made it to championships two years in a row, thanks to wonderful coach Ms. Sui, and helping coach Mr. Jung. Our principal and vice principal, are epsecially what keeps us going. Very helping and very inspiring to all students. I would difinitely, let my children attend this school.

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November 07, 2009
Overall, Francisco is a good school. Except for the rare fights and occasional mini food fights. As long as you do your part, nobody is going to punch you for no reason. I graduated from Francisco in 2009 as a school newspaper editor with outstanding algebra skills and top student in U.S. History. There are some good teachers in Francisco that really do beyond their part. Special thanks to James Michael Estes, my English and US History teacher, and my editor-in-chief for the school newspaper Francisco Free Press. Unfortunately, my class is the last class he taught in Francisco. Also special thanks to Helen Yee, my algebra and science teacher. Her algebra class might get a little dull sometimes, which is the definition of math to a lot of people, but she really teaches algebra. Memories of middle school will remain with me to my grave. -CL

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October 26, 2009
The students are the kindest and smartest. The teachers are the best and the administrators are Fabulous!

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October 03, 2009
Despite having the option to attend private school, our daughter has had an excellent experience at Francisco. Her teachers are exciting, devoted, and talented, and she has flourished learning from them. She is in the honors program, which I highly recommend. Even the PE department is exceptional, and has won numerous awards. Definitely consider this school!

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September 29, 2009
The school is very attentive regarding all students and family members.

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June 04, 2009
Thios school has a long way to go. They really need to work hard on their race issues

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May 23, 2009
I am in seventh grade and I love love love Francisco Middle School!!! Seventh grade has been the best year of my entire life, and all because of Francisco MS. I always feel completely at home here because of my wonderful, caring teachers and close friends. This is by far a better school than many people say it is. It's simply fantastic and is getting better every day thanks to Ms. Giampoli and Mr. Lee, principal and vice principal, and all the wonderful teachers and faculty who work here. I wish I could attend this school for the rest of my academic career!

- submitted by a student

December 17, 2008
People may say that students in this school causes lots of fights, but if you think about it all schools have their bad things maybe worse then fights.(No school is perfect) Education here is not the best but, if it was rated from one through 10...it would be a 8 in a half.(Teachers teach differently) I love this school!

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August 23, 2008
Academically, this school is a little rough around the edges. But that falls on the student, not the teacher. Just about everything else, outshines any other school. I have called this place my school for 2 years, and as of tomorrow, I can proudly call myself an 8th grader of Francisco Middle School. -B.L.

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November 04, 2007
There should always be enough learning materials for students. This is the school's budgets problem, but a complaint should not be made with the school's poor academics, rather than consider if parents are performing the right task of encouraging their child/children to learn. Most times a child's academic progress is really up to how close his/her family is connected.

- submitted by a community member

October 19, 2007
This school is terrible!! It is unsafe for any student wanting to learn and get an education. There are constant fights, swearing, disrespect and just not a good school to have a child attend.

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2007
I go here and i think its a great school! Class of 08!!

- submitted by a student

August 02, 2006
Music and Sports activities are excellent. Needs more parent involvement in many areas, lack of Encouragement for parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2006
The academics are very very poor. Music, drama, and sports programs appear to be strong. Very low level of parent involvement.

- submitted by a student

May 23, 2004
This school is the best place for any student who just came in to the united states or is having problems in his/her other schools..cause almost all of the students but few in this school care about their grades and their citizenship rather then fights or any other activity that may not be unrelated to what is not to be in the schools of San Francisco.This has the bestest ratings in studys because they give your children the kind of study they need instead of just throwing them in a class where any other school would just throw them in.I have been in this school for almost three years and from what is going on in these schools these days, I would rather prefer this school then any other from what I have heard about the other schools and for what I have seen in the other schools. so thank you.

- submitted by a student
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Francisco Middle School
2190 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA  94133
(415) 291-7900
Last modified Francisco Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Francisco Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top