One Fifty Parker Avenue School

Parker School is an independent preschool and kindergarten serving San Francisco families from its distinctive, home-like location since 1954.
We offer a warm, caring and stimulating environment for children between the ages of 2.9 and six.
We believe Preschool children are at a developmental stage where learning through experience serves best.
Therefore, One Fifty Parker School is experience based, hands-on project oriented with many opportunities for exploration and discovery.
The physical plant, materials, equipment and staff at One Fifty Parker provide a place for children to develop a love of learning, a deep-seated internal conviction of confidence and self-worth, respect and concern for others, mastery of developmentally appropriate tasks and a joyous experience of childhood.
Each child is a unique individual, and we interact with each child as such, helping each child to develop and refine potential through an integrated approach.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,000
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 14
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

One Fifty Parker Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1954
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
48 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2023/24 half day, 5 days/week rate. Extended care offered at an additional cost.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Parker School is an independent preschool and kindergarten serving San Francisco families from its distinctive, "little red schoolhouse" since 1954. We offer a warm, caring and stimulating environment for children between the ages of 2.9 and 6. We believe preschool children are at a developmental stage where learning through experience serves best. Therefore, One Fifty Parker Avenue School offers a play-based, hands-on project oriented curriculum with many opportunities for exploration and discovery. The physical plant, materials, equipment and staff at One Fifty Parker Avenue School provide a place for children to develop a love of learning, a deep-seated internal conviction of confidence and self-worth, respect and concern for others, mastery of developmentally appropriate tasks and a joyous experience of childhood. Each child is a unique individual, and we interact with each child as such, helping each child to develop and refine potential through an integrated approach.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does One Fifty Parker Avenue School cost?
One Fifty Parker Avenue School's tuition is approximately $16,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of One Fifty Parker Avenue School?
The acceptance rate of One Fifty Parker Avenue School is 50%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. One Fifty Parker Avenue School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.
What is One Fifty Parker Avenue School's ranking?
One Fifty Parker Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for One Fifty Parker Avenue School?
The application deadline for One Fifty Parker Avenue School is Feb. 14.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,000
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 14
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $24,471 for elementary schools and $35,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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