For well 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,850
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 2
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Hamlin School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1863

Student Body

Total Students
426 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
The Hamlin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15 / Jan. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for all grades, K-8, for the 2019-2020 school year is $36,850. 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 Director
Lisa Lau Aquino '81
Admissions Associate
Judy Kleinman
Endowment Size
$20 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Hamlin School cost?

The Hamlin School's tuition is approximately $36,850 for private students.

What sports does The Hamlin School offer?

The Hamlin School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball.

What is The Hamlin School's ranking?

The Hamlin School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for The Hamlin School?

The application deadline for The Hamlin School is Dec. 15 / Jan. 2.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,850
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 2
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $23,056 for elementary schools and $33,142 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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