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  1. All SF Apply for public kindergarten or first grade for a summer boy?

    We received too young letters this year for our son to the private schools we applied to so he'll be going to pre-K at his current preschool in the...

    Started by presidiomom, 05-30-2011 03:30 PM
    san francisco, sf public, sf public assignment
    • Replies: 1
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    06-03-2011 10:53 AM Go to last post
  2. All SF Current school not a good fit for child - transfer to public now or wait to apply next year?

    Two months into the school year, we're realizing that the private school we chose for our daughter is not a good fit. It's not that the school is bad...

    Started by alicroy, 11-15-2011 12:30 PM
    san francisco, sf private
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,872
    11-20-2011 04:50 PM Go to last post
  3. All SF Do you care where SF mayor candidates send their kids to school?

    Several of the candidates for the San Francisco mayor race have school aged children. I'm curious to hear how other parents feel about the...

    Started by chellebellesf, 05-09-2011 11:20 AM
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    san francisco, sf mayor
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 16,563
    09-30-2011 10:52 AM Go to last post
  4. All SF Does anyone have feedback on St Brigid in San Francisco?

    My son has been accepted and I would love to hear any feedback from parents. Thanks!

    Started by evac24, 03-07-2013 05:03 PM
    st brigid
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,854
    03-07-2013 05:03 PM Go to last post
  5. All SF Experience working with school placement consultants in SF?

    We're trying to decide whether to work with school placement consultants for our application process. Would be interested to hear other parents'...

    Started by wildermama, 09-09-2010 08:29 AM
    san francisco, sf private, sf school consultants
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 7,263
    09-14-2010 08:53 AM Go to last post
  6. All SF Financial Aid

    I read somewhere that schools expect you to put 10% of your HHI toward tuition. Does anyone know if that is accurate?

    Started by bluebird, 08-10-2010 10:57 AM
    financial aid, san francisco, tuition
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 7,397
    11-24-2010 08:17 PM Go to last post
  7. All SF Garfield ES has openings in K

    Garfield Kindergarten has openings in both GE classes. This is a great little school at the base of Coit tower. Early start time, awesome...

    Started by nbmom, 09-06-2012 08:49 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,887
    09-06-2012 08:49 AM Go to last post
  8. All SF How do I talk to our preschool director about the evaluation that gets sent to schools?

    I'm kind of nervous what our preschool director might put on the evaluation that gets sent to schools we're applying to. Is there a way to have a...

    Started by mrslauring, 10-18-2011 10:58 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,078
    10-24-2011 01:58 PM Go to last post
  9. All SF How do you feel about single-sex vs coed schools?

    Where do people lie on single-sex schools? Having gone coed my whole life, I'm just not that familiar with pros/cons of single-sex. I'm trying to get...

    Started by freckleface, 08-10-2010 08:31 PM
    san francisco, sf elementary, sf private, single sex
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 11,807
    03-18-2013 09:06 AM Go to last post
  10. All SF How involved is your husband in the school application process?

    Talking to my hubby about going to school tours has been like pulling teeth. Interested to hear other moms' experiences about how interested/involved...

    Started by freckleface, 09-02-2010 07:32 AM
    san francisco
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,550
    09-20-2010 04:44 PM Go to last post
  11. All SF How is the transition to K going for you?

    Curious to hear how the transition to K is going for other parents. Our little one is trying to adjust to the longer days & structure, especially...

    Started by fancywu9, 09-01-2010 02:13 PM
    san francisco, sf kindergarten
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,124
    09-01-2010 05:41 PM Go to last post
  12. All SF How many schools are you applying to?

    How many schools do you plan to apply to for K - 8?

    Started by citymama, 08-05-2010 08:30 AM
    application process, sf parochial, sf private
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 8,336
    08-17-2010 07:42 PM Go to last post
  13. All SF Interdistrict transfers into SF or Pacifica

    Hello! I am new to this group and wonder if anyone has had experience interdistrict transferring out of their city into SF or Pacifica or other...

    Started by Susan Caulder, 09-03-2010 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-03-2010 04:21 PM Go to last post
  14. All SF LGBTQ Inclusive Schools Forum - Nov. 16 at McKinley School

    San Francisco LGBTQ Inclusive School Forum As our work continues to thrive and grow, we need these forums now more than ever. Lesbian, Gay,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-15-2010 05:19 PM
    san francisco
    • Replies: 0
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    10-15-2010 05:19 PM Go to last post
  15. All SF Lost and Confused - Conflicted on Private v. Public

    Hi all! We are knee-deep in the application process for our 4yr old daughter. I entered this process thinking that I was completely ahead of the...

    Started by LGMommy, 10-28-2010 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 8,774
    11-01-2010 11:59 AM Go to last post
  16. All SF Making sense of math curriculums - TERC vs Bridges vs Everyday Math

    Maybe its just me but am I the only one who doesnt know the diff between the math curriculums at various private schools? Can soembody help me...

    Started by antsynlee, 11-30-2010 03:16 PM
    math, san francisco, sf private
    • Replies: 3
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    12-28-2010 03:51 PM Go to last post
  17. All SF Middle School

    Hi, I recently 2 schools: St. Cecilia and St. Anne. Can someone tell me more about them? New Mom in SFO

    Started by New Mom, 06-20-2014 01:12 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-20-2014 01:12 AM Go to last post
  18. Marin Mill Valley or Ross? Public or Private?

    As much as we hate to do it, my husband and I talked about moving out of the city for more predictability in schools. Between Mill Valley and Ross,...

    Started by scorpioabby, 09-16-2010 08:43 AM
    marin, marin private, marin public, mill valley, ross
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 8,388
    09-22-2010 09:15 AM Go to last post
  19. All SF Bay Area More San Francisco Bay Area Schools Embrace Chinese Immersion

    From WSJ.com by Ben Worthen: When kindergartners arrive at the Presidio Knolls School next week for their first day of class, they will be allowed...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-23-2012 12:53 PM
    chinese immersion, presidio knolls sf, san francisco, sf bay area
    • Replies: 0
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    08-23-2012 12:53 PM Go to last post
  20. All SF October tour schedule already overwhelming, need advice

    I am trying to organize all of the different tour dates and my head & calendar is starting to spin. Anyone have tips for what worked for them? Is it...

    Started by bluebird, 09-01-2010 08:36 PM
    admissions, san francisco, tours
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,357
    09-02-2010 09:07 AM Go to last post

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