Our Graduates

Beginning in the spring of 7th grade, students and families work with the Dean of Students /Secondary School Counselor to begin the high school journey.  High school counseling at

AVS provides students and families

with the resources, guidance, and

individualized support to take on the high school admissions process.

In 8th grade, students take “Destinations”, a unique seminar class that provides the structure and support needed for the transition from middle to high school. Students from AVS apply to and attend a variety of private, boarding, faith-based, public, and charter schools throughout the Bay Area and beyond. 



High School Acceptance:

Independent Schools

  • Academy of Thought & Industry (ATI)

  • Bay School

  • Bentley

  • Drew School

  • Head Royce

  • International HIgh School

  • Jewish Community High School

  • Lick Wilmerding

  • Marin Academy High School

  • Menlo School

  • Stuart Hall High School

  • The College Preparatory School 

  • University High School

  • Urban High School of SF


Public Schools with Merit-Based Admissions

  • Lowell

  • SOTA (School of the Arts)


  • Bishop O’Dowd

  • Riordan

  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep

  • Saint Ignatius High School

  • Stuart Hall High School



  • Andover

  • Brentwood

  • Choate Rosemary Hall

  • Cranbrook

  • Exeter

  • Phillips Exeter Academy

  • San Domenico School

  • Shawnigan Lake

  • Western Reserve Academy



  • Analy High School

  • Berkeley High School

  • City Arts & Tech High School

  • Mount Eden High School

  • Jefferson High School

  • Lincoln High School

  • Miramonte High School

  • Terra Nova High School

  • Tamalpais High School

  • Washington High School

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Lower School Campus: 450 Somerset Street, San Francisco, CA 94134 | Tel: 415-467-3700 
Middle School Campus: 2558 Mission Street | San Francisco, CA 94110 | Tel: 415-510-8492
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