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Jean Parker Elementary School

School code number: 638
Grade level: K-5
Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

840 Broadway Street, San Francisco, CA, 94133
Neighborhood: Russian Hill
Phone: 415-291-7990
Fax: 415-291-7996
Principal: Eric Leung

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Our Elementary School is located in the Chinatown/North Beach area, providing public education for approximately 240 students who primarily live in the neighborhood and other surrounding communities in San Francisco. Our predominate student group is Chinese-American; they represent approximately 81% of the school's student population. Other diverse student demographics consist of 9% Latino, 4% African American, 3% Students with multiple ethnic backgrounds, 1% Filipino, 2% European American. Jean Parker offers two language pathways for students: Chinese-Bi-Literacy and English only pathways. We are a school-wide Title 1 school, serving over 85% of our students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, and 69% are identified as English Language Learners. We have an active PTO, and our parent community is involved in our school by regularly attending various of family education functions and student celebrations. Such family functions include Literacy Night and Principal Chats. Our teaching staff use and adopt a variety of instructional strategies to meet the needs of our students, especially our English Learners. In addition, we also prioritize our resource to promote a positive student climate and environment. One easily identifiable component is our positive behavior system. You will observe that students are celebrated when they are caught “Beeing” safe – kind – responsible.

This school feeds into:

Francisco Middle School

School Tours

First Thursday of the month or call to schedule a tour


White Shirt, Navy pants (Optional: Plaid Jumper, Royal Blue Sweater)

School Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Afterschool supper

Afterschool programs


2:40-5:45 PM: Daily snacks, homework support and enrichment activities. There is also a private afterschool program which picks up students daily and together they walk half a block away off site.

SFUSD Early Education Department Out of School Time 
Program: K-5th grade, 2:30PM-6:00PM, 8:00AM-6:00PM (Spring Break & Summer), (415) 291-7967.

Special Education Programs

  • Resource specialist program (RSP)

Language Programs

  • Cantonese Biliteracy Pathway

Student Support Programs

  • Family liaison
  • Social worker

Arts Enrichment

  • Dance
  • Visual arts
  • Other
Artist-in-residence, instrumental music adventures in music chorus

School Day Academic Enrichment

  • Tutoring in school
  • Other