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Malcolm X Elementary School

School code number: 830
Grade level: PreK-5
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - MTWF: 2:40 p.m., Thursday: 1:00 p.m.

350 Harbor Road, San Francisco, CA, 94124
Neighborhood: Bayview
Phone: 415-695-5950
Fax: 415-647-1647
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Principal: Elena Rosen

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Malcolm X sits on top of one of San Francisco's many hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the East Bay and the Bay Bridge. It's an inspiring view, and our school is named for an inspiring leader. These help shape the ideals and vision of our school community. At Malcolm X, we help students become successful life-long learners. We believe students need to develop a range of abilities—thinking, problem solving, creativity, listening skills, and the ability to work with others. We prepare students to advocate for themselves, their families, their school, their community, and their world.

Malcolm X Academy provides a caring and safe learning environment with small class-sizes for our diverse students. Our teachers are devoted to developing our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and physical capacities. We are committed to ensuring that our students have equitable educational outcomes and to enhancing each student's creativity, self-discipline, and ability to act as responsible citizens. Enthusiastic teachers use a variety of teaching methods, hold high expectations for students, and believe that every child can learn.

Our academic program focuses on increasing our student achievement with an emphasis on inspiring a passion for learning. We offer an innovative music program that involves students in music using their bodies, voices, movements, and special instruments. We aim to integrate music throughout our curriculum and the school day. Each classroom has a desktop computer, which is used in curriculum. We encourage our students to do community service projects as part of our social justice learning. We promise to hear and include our students' and families' voices, dreams, and hopes in planning and developing our school culture and academic program. We promise to provide our students with a high quality education that will prepare them to fully participate as citizens of the 21st century.

This school feeds into:

Brown Middle School AND Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School

School Tours

9 to 10 a.m., Thursdays and Fridays. Call to schedule an appointment.


Collared shirt or blouse; navy or black pants, skirt or jumper. No open-toe shoes.

Before-school programs

Sports for Kids, breakfast from 7:50 to 8:30 a.m.

Afterschool programs

  • ExCEL after school program sponsored by the Bayview YMCA offered at no cost to students: M, T, W, F from 2:40 to 6:00 p.m. and Thursday from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Mandarin language class
  • Sports for Kids
  • Gardening Enrichment classes
  • Girls on the Run
  • Gardening
  • Art Online EPGY enrichment and intervention
  • Online enrichment
  • Tutorial homework support
  • Dance

Special Education Programs

  • Designated instructional services
  • Resource specialist program

Language Programs

English Plus Pathway

Student Support Programs

CARE Team, which encompasses the Student Assistance Program (SAP), Student Success Team (SST), and Student Attendance Review Team (SART). School Social Worker (formerly known as "Learning Support Provider"). Playworks Program (recess and structured play program). YMCA Embarcadero Student Counseling. Literacy Intervention services (individual and small group) provided by Reading Recovery and Acceleration Coaches in Mathematics and Reading. After-school individual tutoring in mathematics and reading.

Arts and Enrichment

Visual and performing arts

School Day Academic Enrichment

Outstanding standards-based curriculum. Visual and performing arts. Enrichment field trips.