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  1. All SF Share your list and top choices

    Now that the application deadline has passed, all we can do now is cross our fingers and wait. I'd love to hear which schools you put on your list...

    Started by tmacnam, 01-23-2013 02:25 PM
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    san francisco, sf public, sf public assignment
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 19,534
    03-18-2013 10:44 AM Go to last post
  2. All SF SF school admissions process 2013-2014

    The fall schools tours are about to get started so I wanted to get a thread started for the 2013-2014 process. We're going through the sibling...

    Started by daddydrama, 09-24-2013 08:49 AM
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    san francisco, sf kindergarten, sf private, sf public
    • Replies: 11
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    10-21-2013 04:09 PM Go to last post
  3. All SF Rosa Parks Versus McKinley

    We are trying to determine choosing between McKinley and Rosa Parks for kindergarten. We' re trying to determine if one is better than the other and...

    Started by samk341, 05-17-2016 11:46 AM
    mckinley sf, rosa parks sf
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 17,136
    05-17-2016 11:46 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Views: 17,126
    12-28-2010 03:51 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. All SF Pre-K or Public K - which way to go?

    My daughter is too young for privates but old enough for publics for next year. I'm struggling between holding her back in a pre-k program or sending...

    Started by jodi27123, 12-21-2010 01:56 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf public
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 12,239
    12-24-2010 10:56 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. All SF Tips or advice for those of us applying to private schools next year?

    We're starting to think about the process next year and getting a bit freaked out. Those of you who just went through the process, what are some tips...

    Started by daisyqueen73, 04-18-2011 07:31 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 11,422
    04-28-2011 05:00 PM Go to last post
  9. All SF WSJ: Private School [Marin Prep] Regroups After Leader's Departure

    An excerpt from the WSJ story by Jim Carlton:With fall classes around the corner, San Francisco's Marin Preparatory School has had a bigger...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-12-2010 07:47 PM
    alta vist sf, marin prep sf, san francisco, sf private
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 9,952
    08-12-2010 07:47 PM Go to last post
  10. All SF Share feedback on the admissions screenings and playdates?

    Now that the admissions screenings and playdates have started, it would be great to hear feedback from other parents. How do you think the screenings...

    Started by wildermama, 01-11-2011 11:18 AM
    san francisco, sf admissions, sf parochial, sf private
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 9,883
    03-07-2011 12:00 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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
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    09-22-2010 09:15 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
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    08-17-2010 07:42 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
    • Views: 8,073
    06-03-2011 10:53 AM Go to last post
  15. All SF Project Based Curriculum

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and am hoping someone could help me identify some schools (K - 8, public or private) that emphasize project...

    Started by leftcoastmum, 10-11-2010 03:55 PM
    bay area, project based learning, san francisco
    • Replies: 1
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    10-12-2010 05:59 PM Go to last post
  16. All SF Spring tours for private schools?

    Anybody know when the private schools are having spring tours? Do all of them offer one? Thanks.

    Started by doughramy, 04-12-2011 04:56 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 3
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    05-12-2011 07:29 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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