A.P. Giannini Middle School

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  • About A.P. Giannini Middle School

    A.P.G. Vision

    Our students will be critical thinkers, globally conscious, and lifelong learners. They will be successful practitioners of their chosen careers and life callings. They will be impactful members of their communities who have the tools to work for justice for all. 

    A.P.G. Core Values

    We are dedicated to creating a community and promoting a culture that is Student Centered, Collaborative, Globally Conscious, Social Justice focused, Authentic Learning and Growth Mindset aligned, Compassionate, Character oriented and Community driven. 

    School context

    Located in the SF Sunset district, A.P. Giannini M.S., under the namesake of the founder of Bank of America, has maintained a tradition of excellence for over 50 years. The school has a culturally diverse student body of over 1,200 and uses a wide variety of programs to meet student needs.

    A.P. Giannini expects to advance the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of all its students through a core curriculum of English, Math, Science, History, PE and Arts in a safe and supportive environment. 

    Staff will recognize the skill levels, learning styles, and cultural uniqueness of all students and use technology, hands-on activities and interdisciplinary instruction to enhance teaching and learning--subsequently developing literacy and making learning personally meaningful to all students. 

    In alignment with the District's goals as outlined in the Balanced Scorecard, A.P. Giannini's goal is to decrease the predictive power of demographics. The school's Balanced Scorecard goals include : equity, social justice, joyful learning, and service to the community. 

    We are currently developing three key areas of focus for the 2020-2021 school year: 

    1. Capacity We are committed to building the level of collective and individual teacher efficacy and professionalism in the areas of pedagogy, curricular planning and implementation of Common Core principles and higher thinking skills. We plan to carry it out with a rigorous menu of professional development, individual coaching, leadership development and by supporting staff with resources and opportunities for learning. Readers and Writers Workshop- Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum; Lesson Study; Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Pedagogy/Social Justice/Equity P.D.
    2. Collaboration We are committed to fostering Professional Learning Communities in each curricular area and in interdisciplinary partnerships to emphasize cross-cutting concepts, thematic unit planning and co-teaching opportunities. 
    3. Community We are committed to strengthening our partnerships with families and community members and promoting a safe, restorative and inclusive environment at AP Giannini.
  • Before School Programs

    Mandarin and Spanish fee-based programs
  • After School Programs

    Sunset Neighborhood BEACON Center: 3:35 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate with autism focus
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe with autism focus
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Academic counseling
    • College tours and visits
    • Computer carts
    • Outdoor education program
    • Technology teacher
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Band
    • Choir
    • Drama
    • Guitar
    • Jazz
    • Media arts
    • Orchestra
    • Theater
    • Visual arts
  • Athletics

    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
  • Student Support Programs

    • Social worker
    • On-site nurse
    • Mentoring
    • Health and wellness center
    • Counselor
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • College Counseling

    • Academic counseling
    • College tours and visits
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  • Address

    3151 Ortega Street, San Francisco, CA, 94122
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A.P. Giannini Middle School

Grades 6-8

3151 Ortega Street, San Francisco, CA 94122

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MTThF: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.