Francis W Parker Lower School

Tel: (619)298-9110
Grades: K-6 | 362 students
At Francis Parker School, our mission is to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional, and physical needs of the individual student.
Founded in 1912, and now with 1,200 students, Francis Parker School is San Diego's oldest and largest independent, non-denominational, coeducational day school.
Through a system of instruction in the academics, athletics, and arts that is grounded in excellence, Parker students are prepared to succeed at four-year colleges and universities appropriate to their individual goals.
This level of educational success is based on a foundation of shared values the importance of family; the uniqueness of each individual child; the ethical treatment of others and the world around us; a shared passion for learning between inspired teachers and motivated students.
Our mission is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of the individual student.
Francis Parker School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students 362 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Francis W Parker Lower School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
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