More about this school

  • School Type

    Elementary School, K-5
  • Estimated Enrollment

    450
  • Principal

    • Katerina Palomares
  • Assistant Principal

    • Beth Bonfiglio
  • Hours

    Mo - Fr: 7:50 am-1:50 pm

    School yard supervision starts only at 7:30am

  • School Tour

    Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m., hosted by family liaisons. Please call to schedule. Spanish and Cantonese interpretation available.

  • Uniforms Policy

    Optional - any white-collared shirt and navy blue bottom.
  • This School Feeds Into

  • Neighborhood

    Excelsior
  • School Bus

    94124, 94134
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

    614
Overview
  • About Hillcrest Elementary School

    At Hillcrest Elementary, we expect all students to achieve. Hillcrest provides four different standards-based instructional programs to meet the needs of its very diverse student population (Spanish bilingual, Cantonese bilingual, English Language Development, Speech and Language, and Resource Specialist Programs). Integrating students between classrooms allows our children to benefit from our rich linguistic, cultural and ethnic diversity. As part of our assessment system, students create portfolios by reflecting on their accomplishments and highlighting a variety of their work. Students in the 3rd, 4th & 5th grades present what they have learned during the year to a panel of staff, parents, and peers. We believe that by fostering healthy relationships between home and school we can create a learning environment where every student can reach their potential and where every family can play a role in their success.

    At Hillcrest, every classroom features learning activities that are rigorous, relevant, and relational. In practical terms, it is our hope that students are given meaningful learning activities that are connected to their experiences, interests, inclinations, culture and collaborative spirit. Students are to engage in learning that develops their academic, intellectual and social growth.

Programs
  • After School Programs

    After-school program for 250 K-5th graders from 1:50 – 6:00 p.m. Transportation to offsite after-school programs available Six-week, full-day summer program for 165 students Assistance in finding off-site programs
  • Language Programs

    • Cantonese Biliteracy Program
    • Spanish Biliteracy Program
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Mission Science Workshop program
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Teachers
    • Visual arts
    • Instrumental music
    • Gardening
  • Student Support Programs

    • Mental health consultant
    • Student adviser
    • Speech pathologist
    • Social worker
    • On-site nurse
    • Mentoring
    • Instructional coach
    • Health and wellness center
    • Family liaison
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.
  • 2018-2020 Balanced Score Card (BSC)

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

    810 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94134
  • Phone Number

    415-469-4722
  • Fax Number

    415-469-4067

Hillcrest Elementary School

Grades K-5

810 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134

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7:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.