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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.

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
63 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2015/2016 nursery school rate. Extended care offered at an additional cost.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Acceptance Rate
10%
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.

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The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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