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Everett Middle School

School code number: 529
Grade level: 6-8
Hours: 8:00 AM to 3:28 PM. Every Friday, school is dismissed at 12:30 PM. Students can leave after lunch or attend the after-school program.

450 Church Street, San Francisco, CA, 94114
Neighborhood: Castro/Upper Market
Phone: (415) 241-6348
Fax: (415) 241-6361
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Principal: Lena Van Haren

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Front of the school building School yard Courtyard

Owl Cafe Classroom New computers at a classroom station

Computer lab Hallway with posters on the walls School library

Drama room

Everett Middle School, located between the Mission and Castro neighborhoods, promotes a college-readiness culture through AVID, GEAR-UP, and rigorous academic classes. Our school offers a Spanish immersion program and serves newcomer students whose first language is Spanish. The ExCEL/Beacon after-school program helps students and their families with academics, recreational, and enrichment activities. We strongly believe parents are our partners in the education of every student and encourage their participation. Everett is dedicated to providing each student with an equal opportunity to succeed by promoting intellectual growth, creativity, self-discipline, cultural and linguistic sensitivity, democratic responsibility, economic competence, and physical and mental health so that each student can achieve his or her maximum potential.

Everett centers professional learning on equity, creating an environment where students can flourish. We help students discover high levels of engagement, self-efficacy, and optimism. Engaged, high-achieving, joyful learners are students who believe that they are part of the Everett learning community, that teachers and staff have their best interest at heart. We believe that accountability is a partnership between students, parents, teachers, and other responsible adults who consistently encourage students to achieve their highest potential. To support ongoing communications, we hold parent meetings in Spanish and have a full-time parent liaison available to families.

This school is fed by:

Chavez ES, Fairmount ES, Marshall ES, McKinley ES, Milk ES, Sanchez ES

School Tours

Please call the school to confirm.  Tours are held weekly September through February on Wednesdays from 8:15 to 9:15 AM.  Special group tours arranged for Spanish-speaking or African-American families and our feeder schools.


Boys: black pants, white collared shirt.  Girls: black pants/skirt, white collared shirt/blouse.  No red or blue.

Before-School Programs

Library and cafeteria are open in the morning at 7:30 AM

Afterschool Programs

Mission Beacon Center: Mon-Fri 3:30-6:00 PM at no cost.  Call (415) 626-5222 for more details. The program provides academic support, recreation, enrichment, cooking, skateboarding, biking, art, field trips, computers, and more.

Special Education Programs

  • Designated instructional services
  • Resource specialist program
  • Mild/moderate separate classes
  • Moderate/severe separate classes

Language Programs

  • All Newcomer Languages
  • Spanish

English Plus Pathway, Newcomer Pathway, Secondary Dual Language Pathway (Spanish Immersion in Science and Social Studies Grades 6-8)

Student Support Programs

Balanced literacy schoolwide, KEMS/KEAS math, block scheduling, Rosetta Stone and systematic ELD for English Language Learners, wellness center, restorative practices schoolwide, community circles in all homerooms every Friday.


  • Boys' and girls' basketball, track and field, soccer
  • Boys' baseball/flag football
  • Girls' softball/volleyball

Arts and Enrichment

Band, drama, creative writing, Spanish language arts, leadership and multimedia art. visiting performers, talent show, African diaspora, Dia de los Muertos

School Day Academic Enrichment

Computer stations, Elmos and Promethium boards in classrooms, MouseSquad, yearbook, peer mediators, leadership class, Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) activities, young adult book club, visiting authors

Additional Info

Everett Middle School had the highest gain in API of all the middle schools in SFUSD. We gained 40 points. Everett has a Spanish immersion program that began in 2010-2011.

Find out more about the various programs at Everett.