Bessie Carmichael School PreK-8 Filipino Education Center

Bessie Carmichael/FEC Calendars

2023 -24 Bessie Carmichael/FEC Family & Community Calendar

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More about this school

  • School Type

    Early Education, Elementary School, K-8 School, Middle School (PreK, TK, K, 1-8)
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • Principal

    • Rasheena Bell
  • Assistant Principal(s)

    • Rochelle Gumpert
    • Shelley 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-3:45pm
      • 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

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  • Neighborhood

    South of Market
  • School Bus

    94130, 94102
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch

    View menus at

  • School Code

  • 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!

  • Before School Programs

    "Mission Graduates TBD for 22/23"
  • 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%
  • 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 Accountability Highlights

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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)


Map showing the location of the school.
Bessie Carmichael School PreK-8 Filipino Education Center
PreK, TK, K, 1-8
375 7th Street (PK-5 Campus) , 824 Harrison St. (6-8 Campus), San Francisco, 94103
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Mo - Tu: 9:30 am-3:45 pm
We: 9:30 am-2:30 pm
Th - Fr: 9:30 am-3:45 pm