Community engagement to shape our LCAP
SFUSD's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Task Force includes students, parents, educators and community organizations, and meets monthly during the school year. Read our report of findings from a series of community forums and focus groups to help shape the district’s annual LCAP.
- Download the report of findings and considerations (Español | 中文)
- Download the schedule of community forums (Español | 中文)
- Read about the LCAP engagement process
- Read SFUSD's current LCAP
Register for high school summer school
Do you need to make up or take classes to graduate high school? Our summer school offers “a-g” courses for credit recovery. Students in 11th or 12th grade with "F" course grades will receive priority registration. Registration begins on April 6.
Summer school will run from June 8 to July 13 at the following locations: Galileo HS (senior graduation summer school), Balboa HS, Mission HS, and Lincoln HS. Please meet with your counselor to register for summer classes.
- Find out more about summer programs for 2016
School Quality Improvement Index (SQII) reports now available
Academic performance is only one of the many factors to consider when measuring school quality, and the new School Quality Improvement Index (“the Index”) embodies our more holistic approach to school and district accountability by including measures of social-emotional learning and school culture-climate in addition to academic achievement. The Index also makes more students visible by including results for any student group with 20 or more students.
Notice of potential disclosure of information
The California Department of Education (CDE) is currently in litigation in which the plaintiffs, Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association, have requested numerous documents and student data collected and stored by CDE. To comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), CDE is required to inform parents and students of the disclosure of such information. The CDE will maintain custody of the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) database. No personally identifiable information can be released to the plaintiffs until they prove to the court that the method to be used to store the student data is secure.
Find out more the about the CDE Morgan Hill case or about the court's March 1 order. You can file a form to object (Español) by April 1, 2016, to the disclosure of personally identifiable information related to your children. This form is informational and not an opt-out form. SFUSD is not a party to the litigation and is not required to disclose any student information, nor do we intend to do so. If you have any questions, or require more information, please contact CDE directly at 916-319-0800.
Note to former SFUSD students seeking high school diplomas
Were you issued a certificate of completion in the spring of 2006 or later? Did you meet all graduation requirements but did not pass either one or both sections of the CAHSEE? Based on the law signed by Governor Brown on Oct. 7, 2015, you may be eligible to receive a high school diploma. If you believe you now qualify for a high school diploma under the new law, you can fill out our short application online. Per state law, diplomas cannot be issued until after Jan. 1, 2016. For further information, please contact email@example.com.
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.
2015 Annual & Five Year Developer Fee Report
Each year the District provides to the public information on impact fees received from new residential and commercial/industrial development. The 2015 Annual & Five Year Developer Fee Report documents the collection and expenditure of developer fees used to mitigate the impact of new development on the school facilities.
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 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?MOU assistance at SFUSD’s Office of Family & Community Engagement
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
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.