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 Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students377 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeThe Brandeis School of San Francisco Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
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

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletics

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 49 students
    4.3 miles
    834 28th Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)636-9770
    4.3 K-8
    49
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 293 students
    5.3 miles
    1555 Mariposa Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415)861-8840
    5.3 K-8
    293
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 232 students
    5.3 miles
    3839 Washington Street
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415)751-9318
    5.3 K-8
    232
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-7 | 397 students
    4.7 miles
    350 Masonic Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    (415)931-2422
    4.7 K-7
    397
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 430 students
    4.7 miles
    250 Valencia Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    (415)565-0400
    4.7 K-8
    430

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $19,322 for elementary schools and $27,794 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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