Lick-wilmerding High School

Tel: (415)585-1725
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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 445 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Lick-wilmerding High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby 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 Voice Of Pentecost Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • San Francisco San Francisco Adventist
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    66 Geneva Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)585-5550
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.1  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • San Francisco
    Archbishop Riordan High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    175 Phelan Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)586-8200
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  640  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Francisco
    Wen Jian Ying    
    (Roman Catholic)
    259 Judson Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)586-6987
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  2-7
  • San Francisco
    St. Finn Barr Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    419 Hearst Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)333-1800
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Francisco
    Stratford School - San Francisco
    301 De Montfort Avenue
    San Francisco , CA , 94112
    (415)333-3134
    0.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-8

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