Megan Furth Academy

Tel: (415)346-9500
Grades: K - 9 | 126 students
Megan Furth Academy, a K-8 Catholic school located at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco is currently recruiting students in grades K-4 for Fall 2008.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 126 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 96%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Megan Furth Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,000
Tuition Notes Families are encouraged to apply for scholarship and financial aid programs such as BASIC FUND, Guardsmen, and PSAS. Megan Furth Academy offers scholarships of up to $1000 for eligible students.
% on Financial Aid 85%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500

School Notes:

  • Quick Facts · Enrollment is 130 students in grades K - 8 · Average class size is 15, with a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1 · 95% of the fulltime teachers possess a CA Teaching Credential · Tuition is $3000 per year, which is offset by a generous financial aid program that serves 80% of MFA families. The average financial assistance is 50% of the tuition and fees Program Overview · All classes K – 8 follow CA state standards and utilize research based curricular programs · Students participate in physical education, music, health, art, computer, nutrition and drama classes · All students have access to a state of the art computer lab which is connected to the school’s wireless network · Extended morning and evening care is available to students in grades K – 6 · All 8th grade students prepare for high school admissions through SSAT prep classes and receive one-on-one assistance from our high school admissions counselor Student Body Diversity is a defining feature of our school · Cultural – Our students and their families represent more than 25 different ethnic backgrounds. · Religious – MFA serves children of all faiths. · Economic – Families range from those paying full tuition to those who have full need-based scholarships, with most families falling in between. · Geographic – 20 percent of students reside outside of San Francisco County commuting each day to attend MFA. Location Megan Furth Academy is currently housed at St. Dominic’s Church in lower Pacific Heights.By summer of 2007, work will begin on the school’s permanent campus occupying nearly half of a city block on Fell Street between Webster and Fillmore. This new site will open in the fall of 2009 and include grades Pre-K to 8.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Drew School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sterne School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Francisco Waldorf Grade School (0.4 miles away)
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  • San Francisco Drew School    
    (Nonsectarians)
    2901 California St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)409-3739
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    0.3  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Francisco
    Sterne School    
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    2690 Jackson St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)922-6081
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • San Francisco
    Town School For Boys
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    2750 Jackson Street
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)921-3747
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Francisco
    San Francisco Waldorf Grade School
    Waldorf School (Nonsectarians)
    2938 Washington Street
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)931-2750
    Waldorf School (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • San Francisco
    Jewish Community High School of the Bay
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1835 Ellis Street
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)345-9777
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    0.4  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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