Galileo Calendar

Galileo Events

More about this school

  • School Type

    High School, 9-12
  • Estimated Enrollment

    1900
  • Principal

    • Tami Benau
  • Assistant Principal

    • Marisol Arkin
    • Molly Kiss
    • Ambar Panjabi
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 8:00 am-3:10 pm
    We - Th: 8:00 am-2:10 pm
    Fr: 8:00 am-3:10 pm
  • School Tour

    2019-2020 School Year Tour Dates

    Starts at 8:30am (please arrive at 8:15am for registration), no appointment necessary.

    • 10/22/19
    • 10/29/19
    • 11/05/19
    • 11/12/19
    • 11/19/19
    • 12/03/19
  • Neighborhood

    Russian Hill
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • School Code

    559
Overview
  • About Galileo Academy of Science & Technology

    Galileo Academy of Science and TechnologyGalileo Academy of Science and Technology's mission is to provide equal access to all educational programs and ensure success for all students. The programs offered to students both challenge and support students to achieve high levels of academic achievement while preparing each graduate to be successful in college, work, and life. Galileo provides extensive Honors, Advanced Placement, English Language Development (ELD), and Special Education services. In addition, students can choose to participate in an Academic Pathway or Academy    (small learning communities): Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Health, Information Technology, Media Arts, and Hospitality and Tourism. The AVID Program provides additional academic counseling for college preparation. The Wellness Center provides comprehensive services in mental and physical health. The Futurama After school program includes sports, arts, enrichment, and tutoring. 

Programs
  • After School Programs

    Extensive enrichment opportunities through tutoring, intercollegiate sports, JROTC, and over 40 clubs. Credit recovery opportunities in math, science, English, and social studies. Additional courses offered through Cyber High.
  • Language Programs

    • Cantonese Secondary Dual Language Pathway
    • French World Language
    • Mandarin World Language
    • Spanish World Language
  • Special Education Programs

    • Access - Adult Transition Services
    • Resource Specialist services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe
    • Separate class - Social-emotional/behavioral enhanced classroom (SOAR)
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Advanced Placement (AP) classes
    • Career Technical Education (CTE) Academies
    • College classes at CCSF or SFSU
    • College classes on-site
    • Credit recovery
    • Honors classes
    • Individual learning plans
    • Internships available
    • Project-based learning
    • Service learning
    • Tutoring in school
  • Athletics

    • Badminton
    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Tennis
    • Swimming
    • Spirit Squad
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Golf
    • Football
    • Fencing
    • Cross country
    • Basketball
    • Wrestling
  • Student Support Programs

    • Peer resources
    • On-site nurse
    • Mentoring
    • Advisory
    • Health and wellness center
    • Family liaison
    • Counselor
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • Career Technical Education Academies

    • Arts, Media and Entertainment
    • Health Science and Medical Technology
    • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
  • College Counseling

    • AACE Talent Search
    • 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
    • Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC)
    • uAspire
School Data
  • 2018-2019 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.
  • 2017-2018 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 Galileo HS Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

    A two-year plan each school creates with families, students and community members that details the school's goals and priorities.
  • 2017-2018 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.
Contact Info
  • Address

    1150 Francisco Street, San Francisco, CA, 94109
  • Phone Number

    415-749-3430
  • Fax Number

    415-771-2322
  • Email

    sch559@sfusd.edu
  • Website

Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

Grades 9-12

1150 Francisco Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Get directions

8:00 a.m.- MTF 3:10 p.m., WTh 2:10 p.m.