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Lakeshore Alternative Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 553 students

 
 
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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
Based on 9 ratings
2012:
Based on 5 ratings
2011:
Based on 4 ratings

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Posted February 11, 2014

I've been teaching at Lakeshore for nearly 20 years, and many of my colleagues have been here almost or just as long. There's quite a lot to love about this school, most recently we are loving our new administrator, Mr. Hartford, who has come in with fresh energetic positivity and the ability to parlay that into new academic initiatives that we teachers are fully behind. Lakeshore has touched the lives of a diverse community of San Franciscans over the years. I am proud to have been part of this community and look forward to continuing. Lakeshore staff believe in educating the whole kid, not just the part that gets tested, and we know that childhood learning is a journey not a race and that each child goes at their own pace. We have high expectations and give every child the tools to continue on their path.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 22, 2013

Lakeshore has a beautiful campus, great teachers and enrichment programs and a really wonderful new Principal. This week our kids named school as one of their five favorite things. They come home joyful and full of stories and new things learned in the classrooms, gardens, art studio and community room. Most of all we love the multicultural population and the way the curriculum is designed to bring this perspective into all the subjects taught. This is an urban school for the 21st century where children are exposed to a community both international and local, where they learn ecology in nature and where they will form long lasting friendships.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2013

What a difference a year makes! We have a fantastic new principal who is energetic, enthusiastic, and personable. The vibe this first week back has been amazing. Teachers are refreshed and looking forward to having a leader who will advocate for them. Students have a leader who encourages and motivates them to be at their best for their community. Parents have a leader who they feel has their children's best interest at heart and a passion for education. I am so glad we stuck it out and looking forward to the coming year, and years, ahead for our family!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2013

I believe that in Elementary School, the most important thing is the quality of the teachers, since your child will primarily be spending their teaching time with one person. The reason I am so enthusiastic about LakeShore is the quality of the teachers. They have many teachers in the "sweet spot" - very experienced but not worn out. My son (going into fourth) has had a strong relationship with each teacher, and I have been impressed with how much they accomplish each year. The teachers have been available and open to talking to us about any concerns. Lakeshore is a diverse school with a lot of spirit. The children are happy, and kindergardeners get plenty of recess as well as strong acacemics. "Tours" often don't let you see the quality of what is going on in the classroom, but it is the most important thing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2013

Lakeshore has a great history of parent involvement. The curriculum has many enhancement programs paid for by the PTA such as poetry, visual arts, movement, choral music, and drama. The teachers are dedicated and hard-working as they focus on what's best for children's growth. The school community is on a positive trend with new administration and parents working together.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

I appreciate the school commitment to environmental awareness through various curricula, including the gardening program. The school's commitment to mindfulness in regard to interpersonal relationships is refreshing. Lakeshore is a large and diverse school. It is inspiring to see students, staff and caregivers work through conflict and emerge stronger and committed to the success of the whole.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

We love our school, it's diversity of students and programs like Gardening, Motor Perception and Studio Art. Lakeshore has fabulous, committed teachers and staff. The before and after school programs Everyday Magic and Excel are amazing and accomodate working parents schedules. There are also Mandarin and Cantonese before and after school programs if you are interested in another language.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

We have two children attending lakeshore. We have had some very special moments here. The PTA funded programs are amazing: art with Sharon, gardening with Martha and Jean, music with Steve, just to mentioned a few. The teachers are very much committed to the students and to fostering relationships with parents. We are hoping administration this coming school year will bring together the lakeshore community of parents, teachers/staff, and consultants.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

I have 2 children who attend Lakeshore and they both love it. The teachers we've had are wonderful and had went up and beyond for them and built a good relationship with each of them. We are so glad we are part of the Lakeshore community ... Oh and the parents involvement is also really good. It's an amazing group effort all around
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 22, 2013

Lakeshore is the most diverse public elementary school in San Francisco and it is one of the best. I have 2 children at the school; it was my first choice and I'm so satisfied. Parent involvement is strong, the PTA is active,our core enrichment programs of Gardening, Art, and Motor Perception are excellent and well funded, the teachers are committed and the principal connects with the students, works well with parents and reaches out to all of the communities at the school. Working parents can choose between two before and after-school programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2012

Lakeshore is a school that really supports all the students to become creative thinkers and problem solvers through tons of hands on project based work and many amazing programs. The teachers are phenomenal and seem committed to this integrated learning despite the pressures of the testing system. Parent community is very involved and I am surprised by the last reviewers assessment of the principal. I see her as a dedicated and very hard working leader who takes time to get to know the kids. She has implemented some great curriculum initiatives and a strong message of responsive conflict prevention and resolution school wide. She gets involved in community events and I think she is doing a good job running a school of this size without an assistant, (though she could really use one)!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2012

Great teachers, awesome garden, decent facility, and a very diverse student body. PTA is very active and sponsors a LOT of programs: motor skills, gardening, studio art, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, taiko drumming, storytelling. There are many teachers here that are 25+ year veterans - that says a lot about the community! One caveat - the principal is horrible. She's impossible to work with, and sabotages parent involvement in any way possible. I hear that the teachers are not pleased with her either... Test scores and parent satisfaction have plummeted under her administration. She's generally an elephant in the living room - ignore it and walk around, and keep the community solid!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2012

We have really enjoyed the community at Lakeshore. The school is diverse and has much to offer, including daily Mandarin class. The 9:30 start time works well with our schedule and we have had a very positive experience at Lakeshore!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2012

My daughter loves Lakeshore and her teacher! We have been very happy here and have found a great community of families. The teachers and staff are incredibly skilled and dedicated to the students. We love the diversity of students and programs offered.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2012

We just started in kindergarten at Lakeshore and are really excited about it . We have three of the four K teachers, all of whom are excellent. The teaching methods have far surpassed my expectations so far and both parents and teachers are involved. Its a really well rounded GE program with integrated enrichment that includes Science in the Garden, Studio Art and Motor perception. After and before school options are affordable and very high quality My kids are taking Mandarin classes five days a week and the after care run by child development professionals rounds out their day really well. Best of all, they love it and are really thriving in this expansive, green environment filled with gardens and places to explore. Many of the teachers had children there or went there themselves, so the community feeling runs deep. Early days for us but so far its an amazing place to be and we feel lucky to be there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 28, 2011

My daughter got sent to James Denman Middle School (school rating: 3) in Fall 2011 because she was a Lakeshore graduate. She's having nightmares all the time after she goes to Denman. We tried to apply to other middle schools, but SFUSD still put my daughter to Denman sneakily. If you don't care that your kids will go to Denman after 5th grade, Lakeshore is not too bad to go to. My daughter didn't learn much at Lakeshore because the teachers she had weren't that good. For lunch time, the principle only gives kids 20 minutes from getting lunch, eating lunch and dumping lunch garbage. A lot of kids feel starving after school. It's very unhealthy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 19, 2011

My son graduated in May 2011 and has assigned to James Denmand Middle School which is a very terrible school. Although the school district said that the elementary-to-middle school feeder pattern policy is in effective in 2017, the school district has already started putting Lakeshore graduates in James Denmand Middle School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2011

My son is in 2nd grade and he absolutely loves going to school each day. In fact he often begs me to stay after school. Lakeshore is wonderful for many reasons: dedicated parents that are looking out for all of the children-not just their own; very experienced teachers; a truly diverse student body and wonderful enrichment programs. The school has also gone through ADA improvements therefore the facility is top notch. The gardening program is amazing - there are gardens in several locations in the school bursting with trees, flowers, vegetables and fruit. The PTA also funds Motor Perception, Yoga, Dance, Drama, Music, Studio Art and much, much more. Everyday Magic, the before and after school program is great. My son loved the camps they run in the summer as well. There are several Chinese language programs before and after school. My son is in his second year of Cantonese. He loves that he's learning a language that mom and dad don't know! To conclude I feel incredibly lucky that we found Lakeshore and did well with the lottery. This school is packed with diverse, enriching, learning experiences (and a lot of fun) for your child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2011

My daughter is second grader and I don't think she learn much this year. Not like Kindergarden and first grade. It really depend on the teachers. If you are lucky get into the good and responsible teacher, your kid will learn a lot. So it not really the school. I don't like it the field every week and plus the furlong days. what else they can learn?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

The teachers are outstanding the school is a great school academically and I love how they really encourage parent volunteering!!! It's a great little community we have here.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

770

Change from
2012 to 2013

-2

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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This school's
API score

770

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

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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3 / 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.
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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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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45%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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56%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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55%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
72%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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63%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
66%

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 Students45%
Females51%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability54%
English learner49%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
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)56%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state32%

Math

All Students59%
Females59%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asian89%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner65%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
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)63%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state47%
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 Students51%
Females66%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asian53%
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)57%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner25%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
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)36%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Math

All Students55%
Females50%
Males60%
African American9%
Asian83%
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)64%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner70%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
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)33%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to state41%
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 Students49%
Females54%
Males46%
African American15%
Asian55%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state50%

Math

All Students62%
Females62%
Males63%
African American15%
Asian83%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learner57%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
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)42%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state64%
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 Students62%
Females69%
Males55%
African American40%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state57%

Math

All Students70%
Females71%
Males70%
African American36%
Asian93%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner62%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state62%

Science

All Students63%
Females63%
Males64%
African American27%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state54%
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 46% 11%
Black 15% 7%
White 14% 27%
Hispanic 12% 51%
Two or more races 11% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Arts & music

Music
  • Instrumental music lessons

Language learning

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

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Lindsey Noel Keener
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (415) 753-8312

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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

Resources

Transportation options
  • MUNI

Lakeshore Elementary School Everyday Magic Afterschool Program (after school program)

About the program
  • Everyday Magic at Lakeshore Elementary School features visual arts, drama, cooking, indoor/outdoor play, dance parties, snacks, and summer specialty workshops.
Operated by
  • Everyday Magic
Days offered
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Start time
  • 7:30 am
End time
  • 6:00 pm
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school?
  • No
What grades can participate?
  • 1-5
Is there a fee for the program?
  • No
Is financial aid available?
  • Yes
Website

Lakeshore Elementary School ExCEL Afterschool Program (after school program)

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
  • Bay Area Community Resources
Days offered
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Start time
  • 7:00 am
End time
  • 6:35 pm
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school?
  • No
What grades can participate?
  • 1-5
Is there a fee for the program?
  • No
Website

Summer program 1

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
  • Bay Area Community Resources
Days offered
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Phone number
  • (415) 753-2371

Everyday Magic (summer program)

About the program
  • Run by many of the instructors from the great Everyday Magic afterschool program at Lakeshore Elementary School, the Everyday Magic summer program includes week-long programs focusing on cooking, arts, fabric design, storytelling/writing, science, gardening, and construction. Counselors-in-Training (CIT) participants attend for half the price! 2012 Week-long Summer Sessions: Dates: June 4-June 29, July 9-July 20, and August 13-August 17. Ages: 5 to 13Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 8:30am-4pmCost: 50 per week. Extended care: 4pm-6pm (5 per week)
Days offered
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Start time
  • 9:00 am
End time
  • 4:00 pm
What grades can participate?
  • K-8
Is there a fee for the program?
  • Yes
Is financial aid available?
  • Yes
Website
Phone number
  • (415) 681-9168
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