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Rooftop (PreK-8) School (PreK-4 Burnett Campus)

School code number: 796
Grade level: PreK-8
Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.

443 Burnett Street, San Francisco, CA, 94131
5-8 Mayeda Campus: 500 Corbett Street, 94114
Neighborhood: Twin Peaks
Phone: 415-695-5691
Fax: 415-695-5429
Email: sch796@sfusd.edu
Website: rooftopk8.org
Principal: Nancy Bui
School bus from zip codes: 94110, 94112, 94124, 94134

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Discover This School

Rooftop strives to be much more than a school. Students, staff, and parents work together to create a respectful, caring community of learners focused on developing the unique strengths of each child. Rooftop's challenging educational program integrates the arts to empower all students to become academic achievers, critical thinkers, and effective problem-solvers. Rooftop's staff and students commit to a pledge of respect which acknowledges the worth and dignity of all of its members: Acceptance and tolerance is a personal decision that comes from the belief that everyone is valuable and worthy of respect.

At Rooftop, talented teachers provide enriched, rigorous standards-based instruction to support the achievement of all students. Rooftop's achievement profile reflects the success of this academic program for its diverse student population. Rooftop's integrated arts and service program provide a gateway to joyful learning. Students discover their gifts and develop their talents through participation. Students are engaged in high achieving, joyful, 21st century learning through a variety of authentic learning opportunities which include: art, gardening, outdoor education, sensory motor integration, computer classes, student government, performing arts, visual arts, newspaper, yearbook, rooftop radio, physical education, and sports teams. Students are encouraged to take positive risks in the pursuit of knowledge and creative expression.

School Tours

Tours typically take place from November through January. Please go to http://rooftopk8.org/our-school/tours/ to look at the most up to date information about tours. Individual requests for tours will not be accommodated.

Uniforms

No uniforms. Dress code given at beginning of year.

Afterschool programs

We offer after school childcare through the non-profit named CASA, which exists as an independent entity. Parents/Caregivers must reach out to CASA to apply for a spot in the after school program, which operates on a first come, first served basis. Rooftop also hosts some after school enrichment classes such as Spanish, Chess, Coding, and Chorus. Our middle school has teacher led tutoring and after school sports. Note: We do not offer any after school childcare on our campus for our preschool students. CASA and other enrichment programs are not licensed for preschool aged children.

Student Support Programs

  • Mentoring
  • Social worker

Arts Enrichment

  • Arts residency
  • Ceramics
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Gardening
  • Visual arts
Full Arts Master Plan in place.  All types of art studied at Rooftop.

School Day Academic Enrichment

  • Computer carts
  • English literacy interventionist
  • Project-based learning
  • Tutoring in school