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Schools Closed from March 30 to April 3

All SFUSD schools will be closed from Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3 for César Chávez Day and spring break. SFUSD offices will remain open.

Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Task Force

SFUSD's LCAP task force includes students, parents, educators, and community organizations. The task force is hosting a series of community forums and focus groups starting April 8 to provide feedback and help shape our revised LCAP.

Register for School by April 10

If you received a placement letter from Round 1 of the enrollment process, don't forget to register for your school by Friday, April 10. Registering does not affect your placement for the May Placement Period if you decide to submit a new or revised application. Find out how to register or learn more about what to do next after receiving your initial offer.

Optional CCSS Algebra 1 Validation Exam

SFUSD will be offering an optional Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Algebra 1 Validation Exam to any current 8th grader who plans to enroll in an SFUSD high school in the fall of 2015. Students must pass the CCSS Algebra 1 Validation Exam in order to enroll in CCSS Geometry as a 9th grader in the fall of 2015. The exam is voluntary and will be offered one time only on April 11, 2015. The exam is voluntary and it is not recommended for students who have not taken CCSS Algebra 1.

Summer Jobs and Youth Resource Fair

If you’re a San Francisco youth aged 16-24, sign up for our upcoming Youth Resource Fair on Saturday, April 11 to get more job ready by going to practice interviews, having your resume reviewed, and even interviewing with top employers. Bring a printed resume and dress for success!

New Transitional Kindergarten Class at Sheridan ES

SFUSD is pleased to announce that we will be opening a new Transitional Kindergarten class at Sheridan Elementary School for the 2015-16 school year. Parents of TK-eligible students may apply for Sheridan TK by submitting an enrollment application the Educational Placement Center (EPC) by April 10. If students have already received a TK assignment but would prefer a placement at Sheridan, they should submit an amended choice form by April 10. Notification for Round 2 placements will be mailed on May 8. For more information, please come talk to a placement counselor at the EPC.

Smarter Balanced Assessments

3rd- through 8th-grade and 11th-grade students are taking the new Smarter Balanced Assessment between March 10 and May 29—check with your school for exact dates. There's a lot that's new about the state assessments, from what's in the tests to how your child will be taking them. Find out more about the tests and how to prepare.

Information about Measles Vaccinations

There has been a recent outbreak of measles in California and neighboring states. The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) have collaborated to offer free measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines to current SFUSD students. All families are encouraged to first seek care with their primary health care provider, if they have one.

If your child needs a vaccine, contact the School Health Center at 415-242-2615 for more information or go to one of our onsite clinics. Find out more about free vaccination clicnics, which start this week.

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!

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:

2014 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 2014 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.

Updated Facilities Use Permit Fees and New Online Fee Calculator

SFUSD has updated fees for facilities use permits, effective March 1, 2015.

We're also debuting a new feature of the online permit application on March 1: it will be able to calculate the estimated fees for your permit for you!

All permit applications are now online—we are not accepting the old PDF forms, so be sure to set up your user account and apply for permits at http://sfusdpermits.org.

All permit application forms must still be printed out, signed by the principal or director of the site you plan to use, and turned in to the Real Estate Office.

Visit Using and Renting SFUSD Facilities to download permit applications, read our FAQ, and learn about renting SFUSD facilities.

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.

New for 2014-15

  • Agencies may now have an MOU that's valid for up to two fiscal years!

Need Help With Your MOU?

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

Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m.
(other times by appointment)

555 Franklin Street
415-241-6000 x3446
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.

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.

Teach and Lead in San Francisco

The new teacher application for the 2015-16 school year launches Jan. 12! As a San Francisco public school educator, you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing, diverse group of students alongside supportive and talented colleagues. You will be an integral part of the District’s effort to ensure that every student who enrolls in our schools will graduate ready for college, career, and life. Start your application now at www.sfusd.edu/jobs!

If you have any questions, please contact us at teach@sfusd.edu. We look forward to working with you!

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:

SFUSD Career Pathways presentation

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.