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Similar and Different: SF Public Schools

posted Sep 8, 2015, 11:10 AM by Robin Dutton-Cookston   [ updated Oct 21, 2015, 4:54 PM ]
Did you know? All SFUSD elementary schools have certain characteristics in common. Yet some schools have unique offerings. Here is a quick run-down.
All elementary schools have:
Locally developed Common Core curriculum standards 
200 minutes of PE every 2 weeks
Same breakfast/lunch menu
Funding for half-time librarian
Music beginning in 4th grade
Same math and English language arts textbooks
Max class size of 22 students: K-3, 33 students for 4-5
Special education inclusion program 
How schools may be different:
Start time and end times
After/before care options
School size
Staffing, enrichment classes, and programs
Special day classes
Language programs
Discipline policies
Uniforms
Parent-led programs and fundraising