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Share Your Ideas for SFUSD's Plan and Budget

Please note the location for the April 17 forum has been changed to Civic Center Secondary School at 727 Golden Gate Avenue.

Learn how you can participate in developing our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), the report through which we show how Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) will be used. Attend an upcoming forum on April 17 or April 24, or view the full schedule.

School Assignment Letters Have Been Mailed to Families

Assignment letters for the 2014-15 school year have been mailed out to all who applied for the Round 1 March Placement Period.  Families have from March 17 to 28 and April 7 to 11 to go to their school to register and confirm the assignment for the fall.  Families may come to an informational meeting about options and next steps in the assignment process on Thursday, March 20 from 5:30 to 7 PM, or Saturday, March 22 from 9 to 10:30 AM.  Both meetings will be held at 555 Franklin Street.  You can also go to the Educational Placement Center and meet individually with a placement counselor on weekdays from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.

Common Core State Standards for Math (CCSS-M)

The introduction of new standards gives SFUSD an opportunity to better define a coherent, focused, and rigorous math curriculum. The new standards focus on students learning more deeply the processes of math. All schools in SFUSD are expected to fully implement the CCSS-M in the 2014-2015 school year and we are well on our way. Learn more here.

Changes in Assessing Student Learning

There are some exciting changes going on in SFUSD this year! As you may have heard, the district is transitioning from the old California State Standards to the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Standards list expectations for what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. The new standards are more challenging than previous standards and will better prepare students for success in college and career in the 21st century. The new standards will affect teaching and learning, report cards, and assessment.

SFUSD – UESF Negotiation Updates

The negotiations between the District and UESF teachers and paraprofessionals began on February 19, 2014. Please check out the latest summaries of the bargaining session to stay informed of our progress.

2014-2015 Instructional Calendar

The 2014-2015 instructional calendar is now available.

Free Muni for Youth Program

Low- and moderate-income San Francisco youth between the ages of 5 to 17 can apply for SFMTA's Free Muni for Youth program. The program will run through June 2014. Find out about eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Updated School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs)

School accountability report cards (SARCs) for every district school can be downloaded from individual school profile pages. See a list of all our schools. If you should need a written copy of a SARC, you can obtain one from your school principal or contact the Research, Planning and Accountability Department at (415) 241-6454.

School Meal Menus

Did you know can set up a pre-pay account for your child's school meals or apply for free and reduced lunch online? Sign up today!

Interactive School Selector

Select different features and find matching schools with our interactive school selector.

Calendars

View key dates by year or by month

School Information

Find school phone numbers, maps, school websites, SchoolLoop links, SARC info, and more by choosing a school below:

English Language Learners

Find out about services for English language learners.

Special Education

Special education is instruction specifically designed to address the educational and related developmental needs of children with disabilities.

Does your child need an assessment for special education or special education services?

All children develop at different rates and in different ways. Read more if you think your child may have a disability.

Section 504 Rehabilitation Act Program

Section 504 enables a student with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity to receive accommodations and/or related services to ensure equal access to education. Find out more about our Rehabilitation Act Program.

Free Translation & Interpretation Services

The Translation and Interpretation Unit (TIU) has revised its Chinese/English/Spanish glossary of educational terms specific to SFUSD. It is a living document and it will be updated on a regular basis. Read the latest version of the glossary.

You can download our translated documents in multiple languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Arabic. We also provide translation and interpretation services:



SFUSD – UESF Negotiation Updates

The negotiations between the District and UESF teachers and paraprofessionals began on February 19, 2014.  Please check out the latest summaries of the bargaining session to stay informed of our progress.

Using or Renting SFUSD Facilities

Individuals, commercial groups, nonprofits and parent organizations must obtain a Facilities Use Permit to use SFUSD facilities outside of the regular school day. If you have any questions about the forms or process to rent SFUSD facilities, please contact the Real Estate Office at (415) 241-6090.

Guide to Parent- and Community-Funded Programs for Schools

This guide offers a general overview of procedures for depositing funds raised by parent and community groups into school trust accounts and an FAQ on navigating SFUSD policies, including how to tell if you need a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or a facilities use permit.

MOUs for Community-Based Organizations and Agencies

All organizations or agencies that provide services to students in any public school, even free of charge to SFUSD, need to have a Board-approved formal agreement with SFUSD called a “Memorandum of Understanding,” or MOU.

Need Help With Your MOU?

Weekly Office Hours and MOU Assistance at SFUSD’s Office of Family & Community Engagement

Tuesdays: 1 PM to 3 PM
Wednesdays: 9 AM to 11 AM
Thursdays: 3 PM to 5 PM
(other times by appointment)

555 Franklin Street, Room 104a
(415) 241-6185
partnerships@sfusd.edu

21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Application

San Francisco Unified School District’s ExCEL After School Program intends to submit a proposal to the California Department of Education (CDE) for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Cohort 9) FY 2014-2015 application. The application will be submitted on behalf of schools that meet the eligibility requirements. For more information contact the ExCEL After School Program Office at lausmithm@sfusd.edu.

Impact Learning. Impact Lives.

Our strategic plan “Beyond the Talk” launched in 2008, and since then our collective efforts have yielded incremental annual gains in achievement for all students. Now, five years later and with a new leadership team at the helm, we have refreshed and deepened this plan so it continues to serve as our north star.

2013 Annual & 5 Year Developer Fee Report

Each year the District provides to the public information on impact fees received from new residential and commercial/industrial development.  The 2013 Annual & 5 Year Developer Fee Report documents the collection and expenditure of Developer Fees used to mitigate the impact of new development on the school facilities.

Community Bulletin

Learn about upcoming events and activities offered by community organizations  here.

Doing Business with SFUSD

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FAQs

How do I volunteer in a school?

There are many opportunities for community members to volunteer in schools. The San Francisco Education Fund can match you to a teacher that has requested a volunteer. www.sfedfund.org

How do I check a reference for a job applicant formerly employed by SFUSD?

You may contact the Human Resources Office at (415) 241-6101. 

How do I get approval to distribute information to staff, students, and/or parents?

All fliers and distributions to school sites from community organizations must be reviewed and approved by contacting the Office of Public Outreach and Communications at (415) 241-6565. Find out more.

How can community organizations partner with SFUSD?

Community organizations can partner with SFUSD by becoming an approved Community Based Organization (CBO). Find out more.

Learn more about the district's Bond proposition

Launch and Build a Career in SFUSD

At SFUSD we want all employees to be able to envision their career with us where they can serve students in multiple capacities. View the following presentation to find out more about how you can start and grow your career as an educator in SFUSD:

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Certificated Careers

All positions requiring a credential

APPLY NOW for certificated positions

Classified Careers

All positions that do not require a credential

APPLY NOW for classified positions

From Mónica Vásquez, Chief Administrative Officer:

People are the most important part of any organization. Here in SFUSD's Human Resources department we are committed to excellent customer service and supporting the people who make this organization thrive — our teachers, administrators, and classified staff as well as our parents and the broader community. Our district vision is to ensure that all SFUSD students graduate ready for college or career and to excel as 21st century citizens. In Human Resources we play a critical role toward this vision by ensuring we recruit, develop and help retain the best teachers, leaders and staff for our students and families.

Human Resources Mission Statement

We are committed to providing employment, support, and information services to applicants, employers, and the community in an efficient, responsive, and courteous manner to best achieve the educational goals of the San Francisco Unified School District.