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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
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

Thursdays from November through January. Please call 415-695-5691 to schedule. All tours begin at the Burnett Campus.


No uniforms. Dress code given at beginning of year.

Before-school programs

None available due to 7:50 a.m. start time.

Afterschool programs

We offer afterschool childcare through the non-profit named CASA. We also offer some afterschool enrichment classes such as Spanish, Chess, and Chorus. Our middle school teachers also offer tutoring.

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