Schools Closed on Monday, Oct. 12
All SFUSD schools and offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day/Día de la Raza.
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Results
SFUSD has not yet received individual student reports from the Spring 2015 CAASPP tests. The California Department of Education (CDE) is expected to send individual student reports to school districts throughout the month of September. District and school site level summary reports are now available and can be viewed at the CDE's CAASPP website. Parents can expect to receive reports for their children in the mail no later than early October.
2016-17 School Year Enrollment Information
Looking to enroll your child in school for 2016-17? School tours begin in October, and you can contact individual schools for tour information and schedules. Don't forget to save the date for the enrollment fair, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24. Want information? Come to the Early Bird Enrollment Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 17. More workshops will be available during the enrollment fair and in November and December.
Family Empowerment Conference on Oct. 17
Ready to make a difference? Set to learn, share and act with other families and your school? Save the date for the third annual Family Empowerment Conference on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School. We'll have a free resource fair, interactive workshops and exciting speakers.
Call for Public Comments on CORE Waiver
On September 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education extended the CORE Districts’ No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver into the 2015-16 school year. As the original CORE waiver and subsequent amendments represent a working/living concept for improving and supporting our schools, we continue to request amendments to our waiver. We are currently proposing updates to the criteria we will use to exit schools from designations as "Focus" or "Priority," our approach for measuring gaps in achievement and graduation, and modest adjustments to the CORE Annual Measurable Objective. Review these proposals online, as well as the most current version of our approved waiver. We welcome public comments on our proposals, and on the waiver in general.
Public comments can be submitted online, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by faxing 916-244-0250, or via regular mail to 1107 9th Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814. Comments submitted by Thursday, Oct. 22 will be presented to the CORE Board on Friday, Oct. 23 before CORE submits our request to the US Department of Education on Oct. 30.
- Learn more about CORE and the CORE waiver
Help Your School: Submit the Confidential Meal App by October 30
Applications for the 2015-16 school year are due by Oct. 30! Apply online or in person at schools or the Student Nutrition Services office at 841 Ellis Street. Please fill out the form every year even if you do not need or want free or reduced-price school meals. Each completed application provides our schools with more general funding and information that benefits all students.
SFUSD’s Budget for 2015-16
With the state’s economy recovering, this year we are starting to see funding levels from the state begin to return to a level that covers the costs of running a school district. We are also receiving some one-time bumps in funding that we are putting to use. Read answers to some frequently asked questions about the budget.
Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Task Force
SFUSD's LCAP task force includes students, parents, educators, and community organizations. This spring, the task force hosted a series of community forums and focus groups to provide feedback and help shape our revised LCAP.
- Read the findings and considerations
- Find out more about California’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)
- Read SFUSD's current LCAP
School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs)
School accountability report cards (SARCs) for every district school can be downloaded from individual school profile pages. See a list of all our schools. If you should need a written copy of a SARC, you can obtain one from your school principal or contact the Research, Planning and Accountability Department at 415-241-6454.
School Meal Menus
- View menus for our early education, elementary, middle, and high schools
- Learn more about meal prices and payment
Find school phone numbers, maps, school websites, SchoolLoop links, SARC info, and more by choosing a school below:
English Language Learners
Find out about services for English language learners.
Special education is instruction specifically designed to address the educational and related developmental needs of children with disabilities.
Does your child need an assessment for special education or special education services?
All children develop at different rates and in different ways. Read more if you think your child may have a disability.
Section 504 Rehabilitation Act Program
Section 504 enables a student with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity to receive accommodations and/or related services to ensure equal access to education. Find out more about our Rehabilitation Act Program.
Free Translation & Interpretation Services
The Translation and Interpretation Unit (TIU) has revised its Chinese/English/Spanish glossary of educational terms specific to SFUSD. It is a living document and it will be updated on a regular basis. Read the latest version of the glossary.
Fall 2015 Partnerships Orientation Downloads
Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual Partnerships Orientation. Over 90 people from 79 different community organizations attended the event, which included workshops with tips on SFUSD's MOU process and how to successfully partner with schools.
- Download or view the presentations and information shared at the orientation
Facilities Use Permit Fees and Online Fee Calculator
All permit applications are online—we are not accepting the old PDF forms, so be sure to set up your user account and apply for permits at http://sfusdpermits.org.
All permit application forms must be printed out, signed by the principal or director of the site you plan to use, and turned in to the Real Estate Office.
Visit Using and Renting SFUSD Facilities to download permit applications, read our FAQ, and learn about renting SFUSD facilities.
Guide to Parent- and Community-Funded Programs for Schools
These guides offer a general overview of procedures for depositing funds raised by parent and community groups into school trust accounts and an FAQ on navigating SFUSD policies, including how to tell if you need a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or a facilities use permit.
- Download the Guide to Parent- and Community-Funded Programs at School Sites
- MOU, Contract, or Facilities Use Permit?
MOUs for Community-Based Organizations and Agencies
All organizations or agencies that provide services to students in any public school, even free of charge to SFUSD, need to have a Board-approved formal agreement with SFUSD called a “Memorandum of Understanding,” or MOU.
Need Help With Your MOU?Weekly Office Hours and MOU Assistance at SFUSD’s Office of Family & Community Engagement
Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m.
(other times by appointment)
555 Franklin Street
21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Application
San Francisco Unified School District’s ExCEL After School Program intends to submit a proposal to the California Department of Education (CDE) for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Cohort 9) FY 2014-2015 application. The application will be submitted on behalf of schools that meet the eligibility requirements. For more information contact the ExCEL After School Program Office at email@example.com.
Impact Learning. Impact Lives.
Our strategic plan “Beyond the Talk” launched in 2008, and since then our collective efforts have yielded incremental annual gains in achievement for all students. Now, five years later and with a new leadership team at the helm, we have refreshed and deepened this plan so it continues to serve as our north star.
Learn about upcoming events and activities offered by community organizations here.
Doing Business with SFUSD
The Bid Process:
How do I volunteer in a school?There are many opportunities for community members to volunteer in schools. The San Francisco Education Fund can match you to a teacher that has requested a volunteer. www.sfedfund.org
How do I check a reference for a job applicant formerly employed by SFUSD?
You may contact the Human Resources Office at (415) 241-6101.
How do I get approval to distribute information to staff, students, and/or parents?
All fliers and distributions to school sites from community organizations must be reviewed and approved by contacting the Office of Public Outreach and Communications at (415) 241-6565. Find out more.
How can community organizations partner with SFUSD?
Community organizations can partner with SFUSD by becoming an approved Community Based Organization (CBO). Find out more.
Teach and Lead in San Francisco
The new teacher application for the 2015-16 school year launches Jan. 12! As a San Francisco public school educator, you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing, diverse group of students alongside supportive and talented colleagues. You will be an integral part of the District’s effort to ensure that every student who enrolls in our schools will graduate ready for college, career, and life. Start your application now at www.sfusd.edu/jobs!
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to working with you!
Launch and Build a Career in SFUSD
At SFUSD we want all employees to be able to envision their career with us where they can serve students in multiple capacities. View the following presentation to find out more about how you can start and grow your career as an educator in SFUSD:
All positions requiring a credential
- Administrative positions
- Teaching and other certificated positions (including substitute positions)
- Credential resources
APPLY NOW for certificated positions
All positions that do not require a credential
APPLY NOW for classified positions
From Mónica Vásquez, Chief Administrative Officer:
People are the most important part of any organization. Here in SFUSD's Human Resources department we are committed to excellent customer service and supporting the people who make this organization thrive — our teachers, administrators, and classified staff as well as our parents and the broader community. Our district vision is to ensure that all SFUSD students graduate ready for college or career and to excel as 21st century citizens. In Human Resources we play a critical role toward this vision by ensuring we recruit, develop and help retain the best teachers, leaders and staff for our students and families.
Human Resources Mission Statement
We are committed to providing employment, support, and information services to applicants, employers, and the community in an efficient, responsive, and courteous manner to best achieve the educational goals of the San Francisco Unified School District.