The Urban School Of San Francisco

Tel: (415)626-2919
The Urban School has been at the forefront of educational excellence since our founding in 1966, pioneering innovations such as block scheduling, a nationally regarded community service program and a 1:1 student laptop program.
At Urban, our extraordinary teachers find the key to learning in every individual, while instilling a rigorous educational foundation to prepare them for college and beyond.
The Urban School of San Francisco seeks to ignite a passion for learning, inspiring its students to become self-motivated, enthusiastic participants in their education—both in high school and beyond.
Urban believes that high school is an important experience in its own right, not merely a stepping stone to college, and we aim to educate the whole student through a broad and rich academic and co-curricular program balancing the intellectual, artistic, physical, emotional and social development of each student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 349 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Simpatico (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Francisco Day School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hearing & Speech Center Of Northern California (0.8 miles away)
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  • San Francisco San Francisco Day School
    (Nonsectarians)
    350 Masonic Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94118
    (415)931-2422
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • San Francisco
    Simpatico    
    All-girls | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    100 Masonic Ave
    San Francisco , CA , 94118
    (415)567-8370
    All-girls | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • San Francisco
    Hearing & Speech Center Of Northern California
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1234 Divisadero St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)921-7658
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • San Francisco
    Burt Children's Center
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    940 Grove Street
    San Francisco , CA , 94117
    (415)922-7700
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  NS
  • San Francisco
    Star Of The Sea School
    (Roman Catholic)
    360-9th Ave.
    San Francisco , CA , 94118
    (415)221-8558
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  NS-8

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