9
out of 10

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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 8
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
7
Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Jennifer Kuhr Butterfoss
625 Douglas Street
San Francisco, CA 94114-3140

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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144 reviews

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How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 20, 2016
The real inequality that exists at Alvarado is not between “Anglo” families and English Language Leaners, it is between teachers and classrooms, and the parent community is aware of this. The disparities between teachers’ abilities and engagement... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 14, 2016
Energetic new principal with great vision, fantastic teachers, wonderful community. Very active and resourceful PTA. Our kids love Alvarado.

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Submitted by a parent · October 07, 2016
We've had more than one kid at this school, so we've had a front row seat watching the school's steep decline. It still has an incredibly strong team of teachers (especially the long-timers in the Spanish-immersion program). But the last two... more

Supports LD students: Agree
Submitted by a parent · October 07, 2016
The teachers we have had in the Spanish-immersion track have been incredibly skilled at differentiated instruction. We've had more than one kid at the school, representing the full range, from top student to struggling kid with learning... more

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Last modified: November 20, 2016
Last modified Alvarado Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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