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  • Junior/transitional kindergarten through fifth grades

  • Spacious, sunlit classrooms 

  • Library, art and tinker studio, gym, and performance stage

  • Extensive outdoor space to run around, a playground with modular play structure and rock climbing wall, and an organic garden

  • Easy access from South Bay commutes

  • Walking distance to McLaren Park (San Francisco's second largest park), new neighborhood library built in 2009, and Palega Park, which reopened in 2013

  • Ample room for vibrant and varied BookEnds programming

Each grade has two academic classes plus specialists for Spanish, physical education, drama, music, art/tinkering, and garden/sustainable living. Each class is taught by two full-time teachers. Junior/Transitional kindergarten has a 6:1 student-teacher ratio while K-5 has an 8:1 student-teacher ratio. 

The school day runs 8:25 AM – 3:30 PM. Students enrolled in BookEnds (before and after school program) may arrive as early as 7:30 AM and stay as late as 6:00 PM. BookEnds is an opt-in program that is an additional cost to the annual tuition. 

Sports are parent-organized and typically includes basketball and soccer. 

We partner with Zum, a door-to-door transportation service with drivers trained to ensure your children arrive at their destination safely. 

Getting To Us

450 Somerset Street
San Francisco, CA 94134

 

Tel:  415- 467-3700 

​Fax: 415- 520-5242   

info@altavistaschoolsf.org


School hours: 8:25am - 3:30pm

Lower School Somerset Campus

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for curious young minds 

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