Carmichael, Bessie (PreK-8) School (6-8 Campus)
School code number: 449
Grade level: 6-8
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - Monday: 1:40 p.m.; TWThF: 2:40 p.m.
824 Harrison Street , San Francisco, CA, 94107
PreK-5 Campus: 375 7th Street, 94103
Neighborhood: South of Market
School Loop: fec-sfusd-ca.schoolloop.com
Principal: Rehema B. Allen (Assistant Principal)
Discover This School
At Bessie Carmichael we strive to provide a safe, nurturing learning environment where students are motivated to come to school knowing they will have many opportunities to participate and develop their intellect, health, emotional, and social well-being. We encourage students to take risks and have the desire to exceed expectations. It is our aim to ensure that every student becomes a well-rounded learner, ready to face the challenges of the new century.
Teachers at Bessie Carmichael encourage students to think critically and apply their knowledge to the world around them. We have instituted fun curricular events such as Wind-Up Wednesday aimed to get everyone physically active and fit, and Fun Friday meant to celebrate physical fitness and good behavior. We partner middle school teachers and staff with students to help build and foster stronger, more personalized relationships among staff and students. We value the diversity of our school community through celebrations such as the Multicultural Day, Latino Heritage Day, United Nations Day, and Black History Month. These events provide opportunities for our communities to learn from the richness of each other's cultural backgrounds. Bessie Carmichael School continues to pursue efforts to improve the home-school partnership by offering opportunities to get parents more involved and engaged in the education of their children.
School ToursPlease call school to schedule.
UniformsNo uniform, families may choose to have students wear black pants/skirts and white shirt; otherwise, students are expected to follow SFUSD dresscode policy.
Before-School ProgramsBreakfast served 7:50am-8:25am
Afterschool ProgramsGaling Bata offered at no cost to family, runs from end of school until 6PM-- on-site. United Playaz Program, off-site. West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center After-school Program, off-site.
Special Education Programs
- Designated instructional services
- Resource specialist program
- FLES (Filipino K-4)
- Biliteracy Pathway (Filipino 5)
Student Support ProgramsCARE Team, which encompasses the Student Assistance Program (SAP), Student Success Team (SST), and Student Attendance Review Team (SART). School Social Worker. Playworks Program (recess and structured play program). SOMA Family Resource Network. Literacy Intervention Groups. After-school individual tutoring in math.
Arts and EnrichmentVAPA
School Day Academic Enrichment
Enrichment Wheel: various multigrade classes that students experience in 6-week blocks, ie ethnic studies, computer coding, social justice thru art.