AltSchool

Tel: (415)494-9187
Grades: 6 - 8
A Network of Schools Focused on Students & Families: We believe a better primary education is possible, and that starts with understanding students and parents.
We provide a holistic academic experience inside and outside the classroom that prepares students for a rich and diverse world. We fuse educational best practices with the latest in scientific research, technology, and design. Design, creativity, and collaboration are woven into everything we do, including curriculum, activities, and the environment where students spend much of their day. AltSchool takes a holistic approach to education.
Students receive a strong foundation in math, reading, writing, and science, enhanced through rich integration of the arts, foreign language, and social sciences.
Social and emotional growth is prioritized alongside intellectual, academic and artistic development.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6 - 8
Year Founded 2013

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,100
Tuition Notes Financial Aid available

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/04/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rise Institute (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Live Oak School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Presidio Knolls School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Francisco Live Oak School
    1555 Mariposa Street
    San Francisco , CA , 94107
    (415)861-8840
    0.6  mi  |  266  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Francisco
    Rise Institute    
    Special Education School
    1760 Cesar Chavez Ste R
    San Francisco , CA , 94124
    (415)641-1878
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • San Francisco
    Fei Tian Academy Of The Arts
    101 15th St
    San Francisco , CA , 94103
    (415)431-3161
    0.9  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • San Francisco
    Seneca Center    
    Special Education School
    887 Potrero Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94110
    (415)206-3180
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • San Francisco
    Meadows-livingstone School
    1499 Potrero Ave Ste 1
    San Francisco , CA , 94110
    (415)695-7735
    1.2  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 24, 2013 - It is very exciting to have both of my boys in the pilot program of this innovative school. Their teaching philosophies really resonated with me. My own education was based in project-based learning, so to see the AltSchool educators embark upon this same methodology with my kids was great. My kids absolutely love school now and they both look forward to going every day. I love that they have put art, music, foreign language and sports back into the curriculum. My older son was not getting this in the public school system. They also use field trips as a way to focus learning around specific subject matters. I have seen them use field trips and incorporate history, math, science and social studies in RELATION to the field trip. This makes learning VERY personal and very interesting for children. My children are also able to progress at their own speed, so if they want to move ahead of classmates, they have the freedom to do so. The teachers are passionate and committed to knowing each child and working with them closely to foster their love of learning and to help them find their own passion in life. I think this is a great model for education and think that AltSchool will produce great thinkers and problem solvers. - Posted by Parent

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