The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer

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  • School Type

    High School, 9-12
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • Principal

    • Hollie Mack
  • Assistant Principal

    • Michael Cress
  • Hours

    Mo: 8:40 am-3:25 pm
    Tu - We: 8:40 am-4:00 pm
    Th: 8:40 am-2:00 pm
    Fr: 8:40 am-4:00 pm
  • School Tour

    Please check our website.

  • Neighborhood

    Diamond Heights, Glen Park, Portola
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

  • About The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer

    The Academy offers a rigorous and relevant curriculum to meet the needs of our diverse student body. All students complete their a-g requirements during their 4 years and graduate college-eligible. Thanks to a partnership with CCSF, many of our graduates also graduate already having earned transferable college credits.

    Every Academy student receives college counseling all four years supported through our two full-time academic counselor and full-time college counselors.

    The Academy’s small school setting allows our teachers to create an effective learning environment by working closely with students and their families in building a strong community. Within this community, teachers are able to give more individual attention to students and communicate regularly with parents. Our administrators, like our teachers, work to individualize experiences for stakeholders by welcoming parents to drop in to school whenever they like discuss the best way to serve families. As a small school, between our two administrators we know every student on campus and are very hands on with all student support issues that arise.

    The Academy-SF is co-located with Ruth Asawa School of the Arts at the former McAteer campus, however, the Academy is a separate school located on the first floor of the Main Building.

  • After School Programs

    The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer runs an ExCEL afterschool program from 3:30 to 6:30 PM, which includes academic tutoring, enrichment activities, CAHSEE prep and credit recovery. All Academy student-athletes attend mandatory study hall through the afterschool program. Activities include Graffiti Arts, Cooking Club, and a Hip Hop Recording Studio. Students receive academic support as well as informal mentoring, through the relationships they build with our dynamic staff.
  • Language Programs

    • Spanish World Language
  • Special Education Programs

    • Separate class - Deaf and hard of hearing (total communication)
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Academic counseling
    • Advanced Placement (AP) classes
    • College classes at CCSF or SFSU
    • College classes on-site
    • Credit recovery
    • Tutoring in school
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Performing arts
    • Visual arts
    Academy students are offered arts instruction is the following disciplines: visual arts, modern rock band, photography and theatre. We also offer arts enrichment in our afterschool program.
  • Athletics

    • Badminton
    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Spirit Squad
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Flag football
    • Fencing
    • Cross country
    • Basketball
  • Student Support Programs

    • Social worker
    • On-site nurse
    • Advisory
    • Health and wellness center
    • Family liaison
    • Counselor
  • College Counseling

    • Academic counseling
    • Cash for College or Financial Aid Night
    • College and/or career counseling
    • College and/or career fair
    • College application workshops
    • College tours and visits
    • SF College Access Center
    • SFUSD Plan Ahead curriculum
    • uAspire
School Data

Application Data

General education entry grade seats per application: 51.00%
Contact Info
  • Address

    555 Portola Drive, San Francisco, CA, 94131
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  • Fax Number

  • Email
  • Website

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The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer

Grades 9-12

555 Portola Drive, San Francisco, CA 94131

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8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Mondays, 3:25 p.m. Tuesdays - Thursdays, 12:40 p.m. Fridays