More about this school

  • School Type

    Early Education, Elementary School, PreK-5
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • Principal

    • Barbara Berman
  • Assistant Principal

    • John Collins
  • Hours

    Mo - Fr: 8:40 am-2:40 pm

    The school opens at 8:20 am for breakfast. 

  • School Tour

    Thursday from 9 - 11 a.m.

  • This School Feeds Into

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown/Civic Center
  • School Bus

  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch, After School Supper
  • School Code

  • About Tenderloin Community Elementary School

    Tenderloin Community School (TCS) is a unique PreK-5th Grade public elementary school with community resources located right on the school complex. The school is made up of a District Child Development Center for 3 and 4 year olds, the K-5 elementary school, and community resources including a dental clinic. The staff is committed to working with families and utilizing all available resources to provide students with the best integrated program possible.

    The mission of TCS is to create a learning community where teachers, staff, families, community members, and children work collaboratively to foster academic excellence, encourage children to reach their full potential, create critical thinkers through an integrated, hands-on curriculum, and foster joyful learning in an environment that encourages child-centered experiences. With the generous support of the Bay Area Women's and Children Center (BAWCC), our school thrives with resources that make joyful learning come to life.

  • After School Programs

    Up on Top, Monday through Friday, 2:40 to 6:00 p.m. SFUSD Early Education Department Out of School Time Program: Pre-K only, 8:00AM-5:30PM, (415) 614-3000.
  • Language Programs

    • Vietnamese Foreign Language in Elementary School (FLES) Program
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist services
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Computer carts
    • English literacy interventionist
    • Technology teacher
    • Tutoring in school
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Performing arts
    • Visual arts
    • Arts residency
    • Choir
    • Dance
    • Drumming
    • Gardening
  • Student Support Programs

    • Access to nurse
    • Student adviser
    • Social worker
    • Other
    • On-site nurse
    • Mentoring
    • Family liaison
    • Therapist
School Data
  • 2017-2018 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 Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

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

    627 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102
  • Phone Number

  • Fax Number

  • Email

Tenderloin Community Elementary School

Grades PreK-5

627 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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M T Th F: 8:30 a.m. - 2:40 PM; Wednesday: 8:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.