Our Model's Foundation

SFUSD Standards for Family Partnership

To support Vision 2025, SFUSD developed the following family partnership and empowerment standards:
  • Build Authentic Relationships
  • Link Student Learning Between Home and School
  • Create an Inclusive and Equitable School Community
  • Sharing Power and Speaking Up for Every Student
  • Supporting Families to Navigate SFUSD and Access Resources

Our Core Beliefs About Family Partnership

  • All families have dreams for their children and want the best for them.
  • All families have the capacity to support their children’s learning.
  • Families and school staff should be equal partners.
  • The responsibility for building partnerships between school and home rests primarily with the school staff, especially school leaders.

Dual Capacity Framework

Dual Capacity Model


Five Essential Supports for School Improvement

Five Essential Supports


This page was last updated on May 24, 2022