Burt Children's Center

940 Grove Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94117-0941
     Tel: (415)922-7700
Grades: NS
Burt Children’s Center is dedicated to the philosophy that each child has the right to, and will receive, the best possible treatment to maximize his/her level of functioning in the least restrictive, culturally enriched environment.
Burt Children’s Center provides intensive individual therapy, milieu therapy, residential care, family therapy, and special educational services to severely emotionally disturbed children.
The center provides comprehensive year-round services that focus on preparing the children for successful reunification with parents, family, foster placements or a move to a lower lever of care.
Burt Children’s Center is a Level 12 facility.
The Philosophy of BCC is to provide a secure, nurturing treatment environment and specialized care to enable children to develop insight into their emotional world and address past issues.
Treatment is based in psychodynamic and attachment theories.
Burt Center emphasizes a well-rounded approach to help kids in the areas of physical health and well-being, social skills, self-care, motor skills, emotional development, speech, language, and communication.
Staff work with the kids to recognize their needs and develop appropriate methods of communicating them.
Burt Children’s Center provides special education services to children who require a highly structured educational setting.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 78%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jewish Community High School of the Bay (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is AltSchool Alamo Square (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is AltSchool Alamo Square (0.2 miles away)
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  • San FranciscoAltSchool Alamo Square
    735 Fell St
    San FranciscoCA94117
    (415)255-9766
    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • San FranciscoJewish Community High School of the Bay
      (Jewish)
    1835 Ellis Street
    San FranciscoCA94115
    (415)345-9777
      (Jewish)
    0.4 mi | 176 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • San FranciscoHearing & Speech Center Of Northern California
    Special Education School
    1234 Divisadero St
    San FranciscoCA94115
    (415)921-7658
    Special Education School
    0.5 mi | 3 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • San FranciscoFrench-American Internationl School-san Francisco
    Special Program Emphasis
    150 Oak Street
    San FranciscoCA94102
    (415)558-2000
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.6 mi | 966 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • San FranciscoSpectrum Center
    Special Education School
    95 Gough St
    San FranciscoCA94102
    (415)861-5806
    Special Education School
    0.6 mi | 18 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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