Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Two or more races 22% 3%
White 14% 26%
Black 6% 6%
Hispanic 2% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious
Performing arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Yearbook
Chess club
Foreign language and culture club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Science club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name Afternoon Extended Care
About the program We offer homework time, recess, and quiet recreational activities for grades K-8 after school every day.
Types of activities Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Operated by Mrs. Hannah Fox
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 3:00 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? No
How can parents find out more about fees? Visit website
Call
Website Http://www.zionsfschool.org/content.cfm?id=304
Phone number 415-221-7500

Summer program

Program name Zion Summer Enrichment
About the program Zion’s Summer Enrichment Program includes Morning Academics and Afternoon Enrichment. All classes are taught by qualified, experienced teachers. Morning and afternoon extended care are also available.
Types of activities Arts
Academic
Language
Science Nature
Operated by Mrs. Donna Laughlin
Dates offered (start) 06/09/2014
Dates offered (end) 07/18/2014
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 8:30 AM
End time 3:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? No
How can parents find out more about fees? Call
Website
Before / after care offered Before
After
Before care begins 7:00 AM
After care ends 6:00 PM
Website Http://www.zionsfschool.org/content.cfm?id=321
Phone number 415-221-7500

Awards

Academic award Lutheran Elementary Schools Tournament
Year received 2013
Academic award National History Day national finalist
Year received 2013
Academic award Math Counts Competition
Year received 2013

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Starlight Christian Preschool
  Ark of Hope Preschool
Students typically continue on to these schools Lowell High School
  Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
  Saint Ignatius

Teachers

Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
PE instructor
Music teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Computer specialist
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Http://www.zionsfschool.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $7000
Tuition range (high) $8000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 40
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 20
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012