The Hamlin School

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  • For over 150 years, the mission of The Hamlin School has been "to educate girls and young women to meet the challenges of their time." The program at Hamlin aims to develop the intellect, the character, and the citizenship of each girl to prepare her to face the future with courage and confidence.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1863

Student Body

Total Students404 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / Jan. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost$34,500
Tuition NotesTuition for all grades, K-8, for the 2018-2019 school year is $34,500. Tuition includes lunch and snack as well as all book, materials, and technology fees. All school activities, field trips, and outdoor education programs during the school year are also included.
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions DirectorLisa Lau Aquino '81
Admissions AssociateJudy Kleinman
Endowment Size$20 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballClimbing,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Hamlin is committed to be an inclusive community where diversity is a component of excellence and all members of the community are respected. We welcome and benefit from the perspectives that emerge from a diversity of ethnicity, culture, religion, socioeconomic status, learning style, sexual orientation, and family structure. The participation of all is important to the health of the community.

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  • San Francisco
    Grades: PK-8 | 300 students
    0.6 miles
    2938 Washington Street
    San Francisco, CA 94115
    (415)931-2750
    0.6 PK-8
    300
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 70 students
    0.7 miles
    3741 Buchanan Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    (866)664-2070
    0.7 K-8
    70
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 402 students
    3.4 miles
    7070 California Street
    San Francisco, CA 94121
    (415)751-0177
    3.4 K-8
    402
  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 293 students
    2.8 miles
    1555 Mariposa Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    (415)861-8840
    2.8 K-8
    293
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    Grades: PK-12 | 889 students
    16.4 miles
    6565 Skyline Blvd
    Burlingame, CA 94010
    (650)350-4528
    16.4 PK-12
    889

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