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Type of School

Preschool - 8th Grade

History

Established in 2002

Grades

Enrolling Preschool through 8th Grade in 2019-2020

Locations 2018-2019

 Preschool: 728 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 | 415-558-9006 | Email

 K-8: 735 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 | 415-551-0000 | Email

Next School Year: Locations 2019-2020

 Preschool: 728 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 | 415-558-9006 | Email

 K-4: 735 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 | 415-551-0000 | Email

 Middle School (5-8): 3250 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | 415-551-0000 | Email

Inside La Scuola

 275 Students

220 Families

 55 Staff/Faculty

 18-24 Maximum Student Class Size

 All lead teachers are Italian or have native-like fluency

    Faculty to Student Ratio

    Preschool 1:7 in PK3/Grandi, 1:8 in PK4/Grandissimi

    K-8 1:12 (max)

    Spazio Gioco Playgroup: 2 Adults with 12 students

    Italian Language Spoken in Class

     Preschool: approximately 10% English – 90% Italian

     Grades K-1: approximately 20% English – 80% Italian

     Grade 2: approximately 30% English – 70% Italian

     Grades 3-5: approximately 50% English – 50% Italian

     Grades 6-8: approximately 70% English – 30% Italian

      Language percentages do not include specialist subjects.


      Children are not required to speak Italian to enroll in preschool, Kindergarten or 1st Grade. Students applying to 2nd through 8th grade are evaluated for language proficiency as part of the admissions process.

      Tuition 2018-2019

      Preschool Tuition 2018-2019 (including meal fee)

      5-Day AM: $26,100
      5-Day Full Day (until 5:30 pm): $32,200

      K-8 Tuition 2018-2019 (including meal fee)

      Grades K-5: $30,900

      Grades 6-8: $32,900

      K-8 After School Program until 6 pm (optional)
      5 days:    $5,200
      3 days:    $3,700
      2 days:    $2,600

      Next School Year: Tuition 2019-2020

      Preschool Tuition 2019-2020 (including meal fee)

      5-Day AM: $27,500
      5-Day Full Day (until 5:30 pm): $34,000

      K-8 Tuition 2019-2020 (including meal fee)

      Grades K-5: $33,000

      Grades 6-8: $35,000

      K-8 After School Program until 6 pm (optional)
      5 days:    $5,400
      3 days:    $3,800
      2 days:    $2,700

      Parent Service Hours

      Spazio Gioco: 10 hours per family
      Preschool: 20 hours per family
      Elementary School: 40 hours per family

        Accreditation and Memberships

        La Scuola is a member of various associations including

         Authorized International Baccalaureate-Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) World School

        "Scuola Parificata": La Scuola is fully accredited as "Scuola Parificata" for Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary School by the Italian Department of Education (MIUR) and the Italian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI).

         Council of International Schools (CIS)

         National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

         California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)

         Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

         Association for the Advancement of International Education

         North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA)

         Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area (BADA)

         Bay Area Teacher Development Collaborative

         CalChamber

         CAL-ISBOA

         The California Association of IB World Schools (CAWS)

         NAYEC and the Innovative Teacher Project (ITP)

          Licensing

          La Scuola is a licensed childcare center and elementary school under Title 22 rules and regulations. Our facility, program, and staff have been formally inspected and approved by the State of California Licensing Agency.

          La Scuola has been a registered 501(3)(c) non-profit since its founding in 2002. Tax ID: 56-2293184