Bessie Carmichael School PreK-8 Filipino Education Center

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More about this school

  • School Type

    Early Education, Elementary School, K-8 School, Middle School, PreK-8
  • Estimated Enrollment

    650
  • Principal

    • Rasheena Bell
  • Assistant Principal

    • Charlotte Pickett
    • Michelle Sundby
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 9:30 am-3:45 pm
    We: 9:30 am-2:30 pm
    Th - Fr: 9:30 am-3:45 pm
    • PreK

      • MTThF 9:30am-3:35pm
      • W 9:30am-2:30pm
    • K-5

      • MTThF 9:30am-3:45am
      • W 9:30am- 2:30pm
    • 6-8

      • MTThF 9:30am-4:00pm
      • W 9:30am- 2:15pm
  • School Tour

    We're happy to show you around—give us a call!

  • Neighborhood

    South of Market
  • School Bus

    94130, 94102
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • School Code

    449
Overview
  • About Bessie Carmichael School PreK-8 Filipino Education Center

    Our Vision:

    At Bessie we are antiracist educators who are committed to providing each and every students with a balance of meaningfully rigorous social-emotional and academic learning experiences so that they leave Bessie Pk-8 high school, college and career ready.

    Our Priorities:

    We are driven by our 3 Ls:

    1. Linked through Love
    2. Literacy for Liberation
    3. Lifelong Learning

    Our Ls inform how we approach instruction, professional development and community partnerships.

    We are incredibly proud of our rich history and SoMa roots.  We can't wait to meet you!

Programs
  • After School Programs

    Mission Graduates Beacon and Galing Bata ----United Playaz Program (off-site)----West Bay Filipino Multi-Service Center After-school Program (off-site)
  • Language Programs

    • Filipino Foreign Language in Elementary School (FLES) Program
  • Special Education Programs

    • PreK Inclusion
    • Resource Specialist Program Services
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • AVID
    • Computer carts
    • Eco-Literacy
    • English literacy interventionist
    • STEAM (science; technology; engineering; arts; mathematics)
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Arts residency
    • Drumming
    • Music program
    • STEAM
    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
  • Athletics

    • Basketball
    • Track and Field
    • Volleyball
  • Student Support Programs

    • Advisory
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
    • Counselor
    • Family liaison
    • Health and wellness center
    • Instructional coach
    • Mentoring
    • On-site nurse
    • Social worker
    • Student adviser
  • College Counseling

    • College tours and visits
School Data

Application Data

General education entry grade seats per application: 61.00%
  • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information.

  • School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)

    School communities gather twice a year to review data and previous actions in order to intentionally plan for the coming months. The School Plan for Student Achievement is the template on which this review and stakeholder engagement process is codified.

  • 2018-2019 School Accountability Highlight

    Published annually by SFUSD to provide access to key data points and three-year trends related to student achievement and school culture-climate. The highlights are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Filipino, and Vietnamese.
  • 2019-2020 School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information about each public school.
  • 2018-2020 Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

    A two-year plan each school creates with families, students and community members that details the school's goals and priorities.
  • 2018-2019 Social-Emotional and Culture Climate Report

    SFUSD annually surveys families and school staff on a range of school climate indicators that have been found to predict positive student academic achievement. The social-emotional learning of students in grades 4-12 is also assessed.
  • 2019-2020 Carmichael School Accountability Score Card (SARC) Spanish

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information about each public school.
Contact Info
  • Address

    375 7th Street (PK-5 Campus) , 824 Harrison St. (6-8 Campus), San Francisco, CA, 94103
  • Phone Number

    415-615-8441 (PK-5); 415-291-7983 (6-8)
  • Fax Number

    415-355-7683 (PK-5), 415-291-7985 (6-8)

Bessie Carmichael PreK-8 Filipino Education Center

Grades PreK-8

375 7th St. (PK-5 campus), 824 Harrison St. (6-8 campus), San Francisco, CA 94103

Get directions

8:40 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.