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Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School

School code number: 625
Grade level: K-5
Hours: 8:30 AM - 2:40 PM

1360 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124
Neighborhood: Bayview
Phone: (415) 330-1540
Fax: (415) 467-7217
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Principal: Emmanuel S. Stewart

School Data

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    Dr. George Washington Carver Academic Elementary School, a hidden treasure in Bayview-Hunter's Point, holds high expectations for a culturally diverse student population in a structured environment. We stress academic excellence for all students. Students become self-motivated, intrinsic learners by learning respect for themselves, others, and their surroundings. We guide them to perform to their best ability and to be socially prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. Students will leave us with a strong foundation in literacy, mathematics, and technology.

    Our school offers students a variety of enrichment opportunities, including an after-school program. Teachers working in the after-school program provide tutoring and cooperative lessons, as well as implement programs such as Tree Frog (a science and nature program) and Imagine Bus (an arts and crafts program). Our staff come to school every day with an attitude of compassion and dedication to students' academic and personal success. Other programs for parents include parent leadership classes, Family Math Day, Family Literacy Days and Fatherhood Day. Historically, Carver has been an award-winning school, and we strive to maintain the excellence of ourselves and our achievers.

    This school feeds into:

    Brown Middle School AND Aptos Middle School

    School Tours

    Friday mornings. Afternoon visits by appointment.


    Boys: navy blue pants, white shirt, Mayfair sweater ONLY.
    Girls: navy blue pants ONLY, white blouse, Mayfair plaid jumper, Mayfair sweater.

    Afterschool Programs

    ExCEL after-school program sponsored by the Bayview YMCA offered at no cost to students from 2:40 to 6:00 PM. FREE!

    Special Education Programs

    • Designated instructional services
    • Resource specialist program

    Language Programs

    English Plus Pathway

    Student Support Programs

    • Counselor/social worker
    • Mental health services provided by UCSF Carver Hearts Program
    • Mentoring for Success
    • Health and wellness: Food pantry, healthy snack program provided by SF Food Bank
    • Asthma care - Breathmobil

    Arts and Enrichment

    Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) and music program (grades 4-5)

    School Day Academic Enrichment

    Response to Intervention Program (RTI):support staff provides targeted interventions and small-group instruction in English language arts and math