About Our School

Front of Malcolm X Academy

Our School Pledge

We pledge to be safe, respectful and responsible; to our community and community members.

To be safe with our actions and words; and responsible for the entire Malcolm X community.

We declare our rights as human beings; to be respected in society.

Our objective is freedom, justice and equality by any means necessary.

We Educate the Whole Child

The academic program at Malcolm X Academy focuses on student achievement 
and inspiring 
a passion for learning. We provide students with a high-quality education that prepares them to 
fully participate as citizens in the 21st century. As a community school, we collaborate with students and families. We believe that a comprehensive education will meet the academic and social-emotional needs of our students.

Our Common Core

Teachers use instructional strategies to individually engage our students, and meet the needs of our diverse learners in mastering Common Core Standards.

We offer:

  • Balanced literacy

  • Hands-on math

  • Student-centered learning

  • Structured oral interactions

  • Academic discourse

  • Community-building circles

  • Restorative practices

  • Learning opportunities outside the classroom in San Francisco

Academic Enrichment

Arts Enrichment

  • Dance

  • Drumming

  • Gardening

  • Performing arts

  • Visual arts

Student Support Services

  • Mentoring

  • Family liaison

  • On-site nurse

  • Student adviser

  • Social worker

Bell Schedule

Monday-Wednesday, Friday

8:15 a.m.

Morning Circle / Intake

8:20-8:40 a.m.

Breakfast in classes

10:20-10:35 a.m.

K-2 Recess

10:40-10:55 a.m.

3-5 Recess

11:45 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

K-2 Lunch

12:15-12:55 p.m.

3-5 Lunch

2:40 p.m.

Dismissal

Thursday

8:15 a.m.

Morning Circle / Intake

8:20-8:40 a.m.

Breakfast in classes

10:20-10:35 a.m.

K-2 Recess

10:40-10:55 a.m.

3-5 Recess

11:45 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

K-2 Lunch

12:15-12:55 p.m.

3-5 Lunch

1 p.m.

Dismissal