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Lafayette Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 501 students

 
 
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5 stars

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2013:
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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted October 8, 2013

Lafayette has really innovative teachers, wonderful staff, and a very involved community of parents! Go Dolphins!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2013

Lafayette is an absolutely AMAZING school, with outstanding teachers and an such an amazing parent community. There are so many "extras" to the school...a spring school musical production, Art in Action, Artists in Residence, incredible field trips...the list goes on. I have a graduating 5th grader, but feel so thankful that I will be at Lafayette for many years to come as I have two younger children who are there as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2013

I currently have a 1st and 4th grader at Lafayette and we couldn't be happier. The teachers and the parent community are what really make this school shine. My kids have never had a teacher we didn't love and the PTA is strong and welcoming, raising thousands of dollars each year to provide wonderful programs for our kids such as Art in Action, PE, Smart Boards, Artists in Residence, and an awe inspiring school musical. We feel so lucky to be part of the Lafayette community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 24, 2012

Lafayette is a great place to learn. The teachers are really great and teach in a way so everyone can learn. The school is so diverse and fun. I made so many friends and had awesome experiences in all of the six years I was there. Go dolphins!


Posted September 13, 2011

This is the second year that my child is in the auditiroy/oral pre-k class at Lafayette elementary school and we love it! The teacher is outstanding and does a great job with the kids. I will be keeping my child in this school till the 5th grade. The principal, Mrs. Ruby Brown does a great job with her staff and the PTA is outstanding. I would recommend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2011

Great neighborhood school. Most kids are from the outer Richmond, and the families are committed to the school and the neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2010

I can not be happier with Lafayette!!! My daughter is in kindergarten and LOVES her school, her class, her teacher and fellow students. I love the diversity of the student body, the great involvement of the parents, the school staff, the teachers and wonderful Mrs. Brown. The PTA is super involved and very inclusive of anyone who wants to help in any way, big or small. Everyone is super friendly, and while it is a larger school I feel like we are part of a small loving community. My daughter is thriving and we as a family are making great friends and great memories as well!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2010

My 1st grader comes home from school everyday BEAMING and nearly always says, "Mom, I'm ready to do my homework!" as soon as he walks in the door. When I first asked him if he liked his new teacher, he said, "No, I don't like her, I LOVE her!" Lafayette teachers are amazing. They have the right mix of challenge and support and go above and beyond to create a positive learning environment for our kids. A couple weeks ago, two teachers were at my home until 10pm at night helping with the grant writing committee!! The parent community is made up of the hardest working volunteers I have ever seen. They treat their volunteer jobs like actual paid positions. The principal, Ms. Brown, puts her students first and does a great job supporting the teachers and parents. Attending Lafayette makes you feel like you really did win the lottery!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2010

This school emphasizes community. There is strong student, parent, teacher/staff, and community participation. Amazing things happen when so many people come together to ensure a quality education for our youth. There is wonderful access to so many resources: art, music, drama, sports, environment, language programs, civic responsibility, as well as the standard education, all under the guidance of a strong, caring principal. I have a 4th grader and a recently graduated middle schooler
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2010

Our daughter is now in 1st grade at Lafayette and we are as ever, impressed by the level of teaching, the cohesive community and the dedicated and hard working PTA. The teachers have high standards and strive to keep the students challenged. In addition, every family is made to feel a part of the school and community building is a priority. Our daughter is thriving and we have really enjoyed being active members of the parent community. Lafayette is truly a gem!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2010

As the parent of a kindergartener at Lafayette, I have been very impressed with the classroom instruction and parent involvement at the school. It has high academic expectations along with a friendly, supportive teaching staff and community. This "hidden gem" in SFUSD won't be hidden for long.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2010

Our child just started kindergarten and we really love Lafayette so far. The PTA members are amazing--hardworking, caring, and inviting--and the PTA membership is quite large at the school. The teachers clearly love their work and there is camaraderie, affection, and team spirit between the teachers and the principal--the AWESOME Ruby Brown--which is absolutely key to a school's success. What a gem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2010

The bottom line at this wonderful school is that if it doesn't meet your expectations, it's your own fault. The opportunity for meaningful involvement here is astonishing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

Lafayette is a great place. The teachers care deeply about the kids and do a great job teaching them and helping them grow as individuals. Mrs. Ruby Brown, the principal, does a great job of keeping the school on track and on target. The Lafayette community and the PTA are most excellent and helpful people.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

We've had a great experience so far and we are so happy to be part of the Lafayette community. My daughter is finishing up a wonderful Kindergarten year. She loves school, has made lots of friends, learned a ton, and is even in the school play. The PTA is active and it feels like a neighborhood school in the midst of a large city.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2010

My daughter absolutely loves this school. The principle is very involved and the students seem to really love her. Definitely a place you want to consider!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2009

Great PTA, great teachers, and great after school programs! My child is very happy and confident.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

In addition to being a great school in terms of academics & arts, Lafayette was the only school I visited when I was evaluating kindergarten placement that emphasized character development as a key component of our childrens' education and of the community. The kids say a pledge of respect each morning after the pledge of allegiance and the school cultivates 'conflict managers' from the 2nd grade on so that children learn how to mediate when disagreement occurs. My son's class is really like a family - very supportive of one another and really caring in how they interact. We feel so happy that our children are learning not only how to think and how to execute, but how to be good people in the community and in the world. Go Lafayette!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Lafayette is awesome--My kids have amazing teachers and they get better every year!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Lafayette is a great school because they have exceptional teachers and staff, involved parents and successful PTA, many extracurricular activities and afterschool care, California Distinquished Award, upgrades to the school, and exceptional students!
—Submitted by a parent


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The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

913

Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

913

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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73%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Females75%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)87%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner58%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state71%

Math

All Students83%
Females84%
Males80%
African Americann/a
Asian93%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learner74%
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to state71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Females73%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learner36%
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to state55%

Math

All Students87%
Females92%
Males83%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disability67%
Students with no reported disability90%
English learner64%
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate97%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state69%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students93%
Females91%
Males94%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate97%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to state81%

Math

All Students93%
Females91%
Males95%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability96%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate94%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate94%
Parent education - declined to state90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Females80%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate94%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students81%
Females77%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students83%
Females84%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian 41% 11%
White 32% 27%
Two or more races 15% 3%
Hispanic 7% 51%
Black 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 28%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
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Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Hearing impairments

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Ruby G. Brown
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (415) 750-8472

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Gifted / high performing
  • Standards-based
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Hearing impairments
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Transportation options
  • MUNI

Lafayette Elementary School - Richmond District After School Collaborative (ExCEL Program) (after school program)

About the program
  • RDASC's mission is to improve the quality of life in its community by providing youth and their families with affordable after school environments that are safe, fun, art enriching, academically enhancing and culturally relevant. Students are expected to attend the Richmond District Afterschool Collaborative program at Lafayette Elementary Monday through Friday from 1:50pm-5:45pm. It is important to note that if your child is absent from the program for 5 days in one month, he or she may be asked to leave the program. A typical week includes free and homework time, art, recreation, community building and Friday field trips.SFUSD ExCEL afterschool programs ensure involvement of teachers from students' schools to make sure that afterschool 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.Applications for the 2013-14 program are due April 26, 2013. Although consideration is given to families who submit applications by the deadline, the program does not admit students on a first come, first served basis. The Richmond District Afterschool Collaborative works to balance gender and grade levels, and consider academic and financial need. They also work with the site administrator to identify and assist families who have particular needs. Complete information and application are available on their website.
Operated by
  • Richmond District Neighborhood Center
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?
  • 1-5
Is there a fee for the program?
  • Yes
Website

Lafayette Elementary School Afterschool Program (after school program)

About the program
  • A typical day at this afterschool program includes homework help, health and fitness activities, recreational or art activities, character building, and a nutritious snack. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, the afternoon snack includes a minimum of two food groups. Homework help lasts up to 1 hour per day (depending on each child’s age).Camps:Summer school is held on campus and is hosted by SFUSD and funded by DCYF.
Operated by
  • Richmond District YMCA
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?
  • 1-3
Is there a fee for the program?
  • No
Is financial aid available?
  • Yes
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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.
Types of activities
  • Academic
  • Arts
  • Athletic
Operated by
  • Richmond Dis. Neighborhood Ctr
Days offered
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
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