Schools Blog

Help Raise a Roof for Friends at IM Scott in Dogpatch/Potrero Hill Neighborhood

Posted On: Friday, December 3, 2010 - 2:00pm | Posted by: Susan Olk
Tags: neighbors, san francisco history, Schools, volunteering

Raise a Roof for Friends at I.M. Scott is an effort to repurpose the two derelict bungalows at the I. M. Scott School, the old school on Tennessee Street at 22nd, and the oldest schoolhouse in San Francisco.  The goal of Raise a Roof is to turn the south bungalow into a Family Center, serving new parents and providing a multi-purpose meeting space for the community after hours. 

School Enrollment Fair-November 13th

Posted On: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 4:40pm | Posted by: Susan Olk
Tags: Families, Schools, SFUSD

Start your public school enrollment search at this free annual event.  The Enrollment Fair provides families with the opportunity to learn about the schools and programs that are available for their children.  All public schools will have representatives to answer your questions 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.  Concourse Exhibition Center, 620 7th Street.  More information:

New Preschool Opened in Dogpatch

Posted On: Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 5:22pm | Posted by: Susan Olk
Tags: Schools

La Piccola Scuola Italiana, the Italian immersion preschool, recently opened its new facility at the corner of 20th and Tennessee streets.  The 6,000 square foot building previously housed Concentra Urgent Care, and was redesigned by Italian architect Michele Zini, who is a world expert in Reggio Emilia-inspired school design.  The preschool offers early childhood education and afterschool programs in Italian to children from 10 months to seven years old.

Proposed Elementary Schools Map

Posted On: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 12:11pm | Posted by: Matthew Goulden
Tags: Elementary School, SFUSD

This is a link to the recommendations being made to the Board on September 28th for the Elementary Schools.

School Address Fraud

Posted On: Saturday, May 29, 2010 - 8:37am | Posted by: Matthew Fuller, GRI
Tags: Address Fraud, SFUSD

Much has been written about the upcoming changes to the SF school assignment system... and one of the new aspects is supposed to be better verification that the address you provide for your student is actually the address where the student lives. ABC 7 had a story last night about a bunch of cases of address fraud that have been recently found in the district, with the district only putting in a minimal amount

SFUSD New School Assignment Plan Decided

Posted On: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 5:40pm | Posted by: Admin User
Tags: PTA, public schools, San Francisco Unified, SFUSD

After years of debate, lawsuits and numerous community meetings, the San Francisco Unified School District voted unanimously on a new school assignment system Tuesday night. This so-called hybrid plan is a compromise between the wishes of parents who want to attend neighborhood schools and legal demands to maintain diversity.


Posted On: Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 9:35am | Posted by: Zephyr Test
Tags: action, march 4, save schools, Schools

San Francisco Schools are facing a $113,000,000 budget cut!

"Funding Our Future" Public School Townhall Meeting

Posted On: Sunday, February 21, 2010 - 12:00pm | Posted by: Melody Foster
Tags: PTA, public schools, San Francisco Unified, SFUSD

Parents and community members interested in the future of funding for California public schools is invited to attend the townhall even on Thursday, February 25th, 6:30-8:30pm at Marina Middle School, 3500 Fillmore Street (@ Chestnut).

International Studies Academy Video Conferencing Center

Posted On: Sunday, February 21, 2010 - 12:00pm | Posted by: Melody Foster
Tags: International Studies Academy, public schools, San Francisco Unified, SFUSD

Supervisor Sophie Maxwell is working to raise funds for a state-of-the-art video conferencing center at International Studies Academy. Learn more on Thursday, February 25th, 6:00-8:00pm at International Studies Academy (ISA) located at 655 De Haro (@ 18th Street).

"Prom with Resumes" Event Preps Students for the Real World

Posted On: Sunday, February 21, 2010 - 12:00pm | Posted by: Melody Foster
Tags: high school, public schools, San Francisco Unified, SFUSD

High school students will be donning business attire with resumes in hand as they practice their real world interview schools with members of the local business community this Saturday, February 27th, 10:00am-3:00pm.