Galileo Academy of Science & Technology

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  • School Type

    High School, 9-12
  • Estimated Enrollment

    1900
  • Principal

    • Tami Benau
  • Assistant Principal

    • Marisol Arkin
    • James Goossens-Larsen
    • Ambar Panjabi
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 8:40 am-3:50 pm
    We - Th: 8:40 am-2:50 pm
    Fr: 8:40 am-3:50 pm
  • Neighborhood

    Russian Hill
  • School Meals

    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 Edgenuity.
  • Language Programs

    • French World Language
    • Mandarin World Language
    • Spanish World Language
  • Special Education Programs

    • ACCESS - Adult Transition Services
    • Resource Specialist Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
    • Separate class - Moderate/severe
    • SOAR (Success, Opportunity, Achievement, Resiliency formerly known as ED or Emotionally Disturbed)
  • 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
  • Athletics

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

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

Application Data

General education entry grade seats per application: 30%
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
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.