Lick-wilmerding High School

Tel: (415)585-1725
Grades: 9-12 | 445 students
Lick-Wilmerding is a non-profit, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school.
L-W's central mission is to offer its students a distinctive and exemplary education, the key ingredients of which are: the school's "head, heart, and hands" curriculum, the inclusive nature of its community, and its commitment to society beyond the campus.
Each of these elements is grounded in the principles set forth by the school's founders - James Lick, Jellis Wilmerding, and Miranda Lux.
From the beginning, Lick-Wilmerding served young people from all segments of society, honored work with the hands as well as the head, and committed to contributing to the common good.
Lick-Wilmerding High School inspires students to become self-directed, life-long learners who contribute to our world with knowledge, skill, creativity, compassion, and can-do confidence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 445 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Lick-wilmerding High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Riordan High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Francisco Adventist (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stratford School - San Francisco (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Francisco
    San Francisco Adventist
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: KG-8 | 21 students
    0.1 miles
    66 Geneva Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • San Francisco
    Archbishop Riordan High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
    0.4 miles
    175 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • San Francisco
    St. Emydius School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 146 students
    0.4 miles
    301 Demontfort Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • San Francisco
    Wen Jian Ying
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 2-7 | 7 students
    0.4 miles
    259 Judson Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
    0.5 miles
    419 Hearst Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112

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