The Brandeis School Of San Francisco

The Brandeis School of San Francisco provides an education as vibrant, thoughtful, and imaginative as San Francisco's Jewish community.
Inspiring students to lead lives of learning and purpose, we create a challenging academic environment and a welcoming, inclusive community deeply enriched by Jewish thought, values, and traditions. We offer a rich, integrated, and challenging curriculum combining general and Judaic studies.
Rooted in Jewish values, our approach sets high standards and pays attention to individual needs and learning styles.
We create a culture that offers a lifelong career for exceptional teachers as we prepare children to thrive in challenging high school environments.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students364 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The Brandeis School Of San Francisco Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,086
Tuition NotesK-7: $31,086 Grade 8: $32,668Tuition includes all books, materials, supplies, field trips, and yearbook.
Admissions DirectorTania Lowenthal
Admissions AssociateLeslie Ticktin


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Band, Drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • At The Brandeis School of San Francisco, we believe that true learning happens only when knowledge is connected to purpose. We know that what our students learn at Brandeis today will matter to the world tomorrow, and we strive to educate people capable of making meaningful contributions. Our challenging K8 academic environment is focused on relevance and rooted in Jewish values, traditions, and culture.
  • We make education matter for our students after Brandeis, and high schools welcome our graduates not just for their academic strength but also for their sense of purpose, community, and activism. Over 95 percent of our graduates are accepted into one of their top-choice high schools.
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