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Bryant Elementary School

School code number: 456
Grade level: PreK-5
Hours: 7:50 a.m. - MTWF: 2:05 p.m.; Thursday: 12:50 p.m.

2641 25th Street , San Francisco, CA, 94110
Neighborhood: Mission
Phone: 415-695-5780
Fax: 415-206-0538
School Loop: bryant-sfusd-ca.schoolloop.com
Principal: Christina Velasco

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    A view of Bryant's yard Distant view of the playground Closer view of the playground

    Flowerbed Sample work A look at the bulletin board
    Tables and baskets Hanging decorations Alcove with play kitchen
    Floor cushions and picture books The play kitchen Art supplies
    Seedlings in cups

    Bryant Elementary School, located directly in the heart of the Mission District, is a small school dedicated to student excellence. Raising student achievement is our primary goal. Our nurturing environment and standards-based instruction support the development and language needs of all children. Equity, at Bryant Elementary School, means we provide a place where everyone's needs can be met. (Nosotros pensamos que igualdad significa que las necesidades de cada quien sean cumplidas.) It is important to us to assure achievement and joy in our school community. Our teachers collaborate. Our parents forge strong ties with our school. Our students rise up to the level of our expectations. Nearly all of our staff is Spanish/English bilingual. The staff is committed to developing every student's academic, humanistic, and creative potential, producing the next generation of smart, creative, kind, and caring adults.

    For Bryant, joyful learners are: engaged; actively involved; inspired to ask spontaneous questions; motivated; curious; self-starters; cooperative/collaborative; insistent for more; solicitous of further knowledge; well-behaved; on-task; equipped with classroom-to-world connections (learning outside of the classroom); eager to come to school; appropriately challenged; encouraging of others to learn; consistent in positive relationships with their teachers and peers; proud of their success; talkative with their families about school; constant in taking risks; articulate about what they hear/are learning/have learned; active in leadership; secure (to share, etc.); confident; always ready to laugh; and committed to coming and staying in class. Because of the school's small size, staff, parents, neighbors, community helpers, and children know each other well. We plan and attend many events together, welcoming families as active players in our students' achievement and success.

    This school feeds into:

    Everett Middle School

    School Tours

    Open door policy - please call in advance to coordinate your visit with our parent liaison.

    Uniforms

    White shirt, navy blue sweater, blue pants or blue skirt/jumper for girls.

    Afterschool Programs

    • SFUSD Early Education Program: K-5 EED, must qualify
    • Mission Graduates (ExCEL): no cost program to families of students from first to fifth grade
    • Extended Learning: 2:05-5:30 p.m. Programs include tutoring and homework help, music, dance, art and a sports program.

    Special Education Programs

    • Designated instructional services
    • Resource specialist program
    Separate class PreK

    Language Programs

    • Spanish
    English Plus Pathway, Elementary Biliteracy Pathway (Spanish K-5)

    Student Support Programs

    Second Step, counselor for students, restorative justice, partnership with Instituto Familiar de la Raza

    Athletics

    Sports, dance

    Arts and Enrichment

    Dance, music, drama and visual arts

    School Day Academic Enrichment

    Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program, state-of-the-art computer lab and technology in the classrooms, and a physical education instructor on site

    Additional Info

    Computer lab, Healthy Start grant, Urban Services program, school garden. Free adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for the community every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.