Town School For Boys

At Town School, learning is prized, love of school is essential, and boyhood is celebrated.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Town School For Boys ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1939
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
417 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Town School For Boys Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
neat, shirts with collars

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 7
% on Financial Aid
16%

School Notes

  • Town School provides a rich, challenging and rigorous educational experience that addresses the distinctive energy levels and developmental styles of boys. Town values being a diverse community that nurtures integrity, sensitivity and respect in its boys, and prepares them to become productive and contributing members of an ever-changing world.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Town School For Boys's ranking?
Town School For Boys ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Town School For Boys?
The application deadline for Town School For Boys is Jan. 7.
What neighborhood is Town School For Boys located?
Town School For Boys is located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. There are 7 other private schools located in Pacific Heights.

School Reviews

5  
When we decided to send our son to a private school we toured and applied to 6 locations in Marin and SF. We were accepted at, so our decision to attend Town was not for lack of options. The curriculum, focus on social-emotional learning & inclusion, and culture is incredible and it's tailored specifically to boys! Boys and girls learn differently, we know this, and Town meets the boys where they are. A boy falls, and another boy (not a girl) is helping him up, asking if he's ok. An older boy is guiding/helping a younger boy in assembly. The boys are talking about their emotions to a group of boys, learning together with their peers that expressing emotions and being vulnerable is encouraged and accepted. I also love that women hold most of the leadership positions at the school, so these boys see women in positions of authority daily. The town is a very special place that we are fortunate and excited to be a part of with our son who loves going to school and telling us about his day.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $24,471 for elementary schools and $35,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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