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Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy

School code number: 507
Grade level: PreK-5
Hours: -

50 Pomona Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124
Neighborhood: Bayview
Phone: 415-330-1526
Fax: 415-822-9210
Principal: Vidrale Franklin
School bus from zip codes: 94124, 94107, 94134

School Data

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Play structure Overview of the classroom Shelves for building blocks

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“Educating students for college and careers through expanded academic learning opportunities and enhanced enrichment experiences.”

At Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy, we are committed to honoring each and every student. We promote learning, creativity, social and emotional development. As a staff, we seek to enrich our knowledge and develop new skills to build a community of young leaders striving to reach their academic and personal potential.

Every teacher at Dr. Charles R. Drew meets California criteria for “Highly Qualified” educators. This ensures that each teacher is competent to teach in the subject and grade level in which he or she is certified and degreed. We are very fortunate to have such a dedicated instructional staff committed to meeting the needs of students. Together, Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy has over 100 years of teaching experience.

Community Partnerships

  • Urban Services YMCA
  • Urban Ed Academy
  • National Council of Negro Women
  • Southeast Community College
  • Bayview Library
  • Southeast Health Center
  • Black to the Future
  • Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
  • Marin Food Bank
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • San Francisco Ed Fund
  • Salesforce

This school feeds into:

Brown Middle School and A.P. Giannini Middle School

School Tours

School tours are by appointment. Please call the school at 415-330-1526 to schedule.


  • Boys: Black pants (no jeans), white collared shirt/polo, black belt, burgundy sweater or vest, all-black shoes 

  • Girls: Black skirt, jumper or pants, white collared shirt/polo/peter pan collar, burgundy sweater or vest, all black shoes

School Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Afterschool supper

Before-school programs


Afterschool programs

Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy offers two afterschool programs: (1) On-site through Urban Services YMCA and (2) Off-site with Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco.

Arts Enrichment

  • Cooking or home economics
  • Gardening

Choral music, movement class, poetry, gardening, cooking, art, Aims music program, Spanish/ music program

School Day Academic Enrichment

  • Computer carts
  • Computer lab
  • Technology teacher
  • Tutoring in school