Chinese Immersion School (CIS) at De Avila

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More about this school

  • School Type

    Elementary School (TK, K, 1-5)
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • Principal

    • Mia Yee
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 8:40 am-2:55 pm
    We: 8:40 am-1:40 pm
    Th - Fr: 8:40 am-2:55 pm
  • School Tour

    Attend the SFUSD Enrollment Fair

    Come learn about our school and meet the community at the SFUSD Enrollment Fair on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at John O'Connell High School (2355 Folsom Street) from 10 am - 2 pm. For more information about SFUSD's Enrollment Fair, please click here.

    In-person School Tours

    Come visit us to learn more about how our dedicated teachers engage our students in a loving and safe learning environment. Come see our beautiful gardens, spacious yards, library, and STEAM classrooms. Learn more about our quality academic and enrichment programs along with our strong PTA community. Tour dates will be available every Wednesday from 9 am - 10 am starting from October 25, 2023 through January 24th, 2024. Please sign-up at the link below.

    If you have any questions, please give us a call at 415-241-6325.

    Sign up for a school tour at

  • This School Feeds Into

  • Neighborhood

    Haight Ashbury
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper

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  • School Code

  • Students at the Chinese Immersion School at De Avila dual language immersion program have the unique opportunity to learn Cantonese and English in grades K-5. Our community strives to provide the students with a caring and nurturing environment with a strong focus on the whole child, high achievement and academic excellence. Our mission is to prepare our students with multilingual skills to become caring and globally responsible citizens in the 21st century.  

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  • Before School Programs

    Buchanan YMCA (7:00 - 8:40 am) Call 415-470-1678 or visit for more information.
  • After School Programs

    Buchanan YMCA
    Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed and Thur 2:55pm - 6:00 pm, Wed 1:40pm-6:00pm
    Contact: 415-470-1678
    Visit for more information.
  • Language Programs

    • Cantonese Dual Language Immersion
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist Program Services
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Computer carts
    • Computer lab
    • English literacy interventionist
    • Library
    • Outdoor education program
    • STEAM (science; technology; engineering; arts; mathematics)
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Ceramics
    • Choir
    • Drumming
    • Instrumental music
    • LEAP Dance
    • Music program
    • Nagata dance
    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
    Chinese Immersion School was awarded the Exemplary Arts Award from the California Department of Education. We are proud to provide arts enrichment and integration throughout all grade levels. Some of the arts programs that we provide are ceramics, choral and instrumental music, dance, drama, textile art, and visual arts.
School Data
  • 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

    1250 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA, 94117
  • Phone Number

  • Fax Number



Map showing the location of the school.
Chinese Immersion School (CIS) at De Avila
TK, K, 1-5
1250 Waller Street, San Francisco, 94117
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Mo - Tu: 8:40 am-2:55 pm
We: 8:40 am-1:40 pm
Th - Fr: 8:40 am-2:55 pm