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420 Filbert Street,
San Francisco, CA 94133
USA

(415) 291-7924

Garfield is a public elementary school located at the base of Coit Tower n- one of the most picturesque spots in the city of San Francisco. As one of the first public elementary schools in the city, Garfield has been providing a rich academic environment for local children for more than 100 years. Today, Garfield is a small, tight-knit community serving 240 children of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds in grades K-5.

Garfield Elementary offers general education classes for grades K-5; a Chinese Immersion program for grades K-1 (additional grades will be added every academic year through grade 5); a Special Day Class (SDC) program for children with high-functioning autism in grades K-5; and an after-school program from 1:50 – 6:00pm every school day. In addition to the music, art and P.E. programs that are offered throughout the district, Garfield partners with San Francisco community-based organizations to provide enrichment opportunities for its students. These partners include CUESA (the Center for Urban  Education about Sustainable Agriculture); the Chinatown Y.M.C.A; the San Francisco Opera Guild; LEAP Arts in Education; and more. 

For more information about Garfield, please visit the school’s Facebook page, Garfield’s San Francisco Unified School District page, and Great Schools . If you are interested in receiving the Garfield PTO newsletter, please provide your email address here.

EVENT CALENDAR

Deadline to run for an SSC position

Our School Site Council (SSC) has there parent representative positions that are up for re-election! SSC is a parent/teacher/community advisory board that helps guide school leadership in making our financial and staffing decisions. The portion of our budget that SSC has the greatest influence over is our Title 1 funding, however the entire budget is shared/discussed/etc. SSC meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 at Garfield. There is one Saturday meeting/retreat in March where much of the planning for the following year takes place. If you are interested in running for an SSC position, please send a brief description including the following: name, name/grade of student(s), brief bio, and why you would be a good fit for SSC. Send this information to Jason Owens @ owensj@sfusd.edu by Monday, October 5.