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  1. 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 01:30 PM
    san francisco, sf private
    • Replies: 4
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    11-20-2011 05:50 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 04:16 PM
    math, san francisco, sf private
    • Replies: 3
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    12-28-2010 04:51 PM Go to last post
  3. All SF Sunnyside Elementary Springfest

    Mark your calendars for SpringFest 2012, Sunnyside Elementary's annual carnival and fundraiser! Inspired by the old-school carnival, this event is...

    Started by bhandrea, 04-11-2012 12:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-11-2012 12:27 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 11:57 AM
    financial aid, san francisco, tuition
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,714
    11-24-2010 09:17 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 09:36 PM
    admissions, san francisco, tours
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,977
    09-02-2010 10:07 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 12:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    san francisco, sf mayor
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 12,654
    09-30-2011 11:52 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 09:30 AM
    application process, sf parochial, sf private
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,633
    08-17-2010 08:42 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 09:49 AM
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    san francisco, sf kindergarten, sf private, sf public
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 14,096
    10-21-2013 05:09 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 08:31 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 8,908
    04-28-2011 06:00 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 05:56 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,871
    05-12-2011 08:29 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 06:03 PM
    st brigid
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,220
    03-07-2013 06:03 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 03:13 PM
    san francisco, sf kindergarten
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,832
    09-01-2010 06:41 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 09:31 PM
    san francisco, sf elementary, sf private, single sex
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 8,455
    03-18-2013 10:06 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 08:32 AM
    san francisco
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,841
    09-20-2010 05:44 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 02:56 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf public
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 9,726
    12-24-2010 11:56 AM Go to last post
  16. All SF What to pay attention to on the school tours?

    About to kick off our barage of school tours in a few days and was hoping to get advice from other parents. What should we pay attention to on the...

    Started by ladivavida, 09-29-2010 01:11 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf public
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,440
    10-06-2010 02:21 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 04:55 PM
    bay area, project based learning, san francisco
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,294
    10-12-2010 06:59 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 01:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 7,515
    11-01-2010 12:59 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 11:58 PM
    san francisco, sf private, sf private admissions
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,321
    10-24-2011 02:58 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-06-2012 09:49 AM Go to last post

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