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Quick Facts

Overview of Presidio Hill School

  • Founded in 1918
  • Oldest continually operating progressive school in California
  • Not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a Board of Trustees
  • Accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
  • Member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Progressive Educators Network (PEN), People of Color in Independent Schools (POCIS)

School Day

TK&K 9:00am-2:45pm
Grades 1-2 8:30am-3:00pm
Grades 3-5   8:30am-3:10pm (3rd), 3:20 (4th & 5th)
Grades 6-8  8:20am-3:30pm
Before-School Care 8:00am-9:00am
After-School Care  2:45pm-6:00pm

Overview of our community

Grades:

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through Grade 8

Sections per grade:

1 section TK through Grade 5
2 sections Grades 6-8

Student-to-teacher ratio:

9:1

Average class size:

Transitional Kindergarten (TK): 10-12 students
Kindergarten: 20-22 students (2 teachers)
Grades 1-5: 18-22 students
Grades 6-8: 14-16 students per section (up to 32 per grade)

Statistics about our students

  • Enrollment- 220
  • Male/Female- 50% / 50%
  • Students of color- 47%
  • African-American- 3%
  • Asian-American- 11%
  • Latina/o- 10%
  • Multiracial- 21%
  • Causcasian/European-American- 48%
  • International families- 5%
  • Families speaking additional or alternative language at home- 26%
  • Students with LGBTQ parents- 2%
  • Geographic diversity (zip codes)- 27
  • Students receiving tuition assistance- 20%

Statistics about our faculty/staff

  • Staff Members- 45
  • Male/Female- 27% / 73%
  • Staff of color- 33%
  • Staff identifying as LGBTQ- 27%

Tuition 2017-2018*

Grades TK-3- $29,200

Grades 4-8- $30,000

* Tuition generally increases approximately 3-8% each year

Tuition Assistance

20% of students currently receive tuition assistance. Average grant amount for 2016-17 = $21,960

New family enrollment fee

All new families entering the school are charged a $1,500 one-time new student enrollment fee. Families receiving financial assistance pay a percentage of the enrollment fee based on their financial assistance grant.

Athletics

Parents organize sports teams for grades TK–5.

The school sponsors sports teams for grades 6–8. Students compete in an area independent school, co-ed league in cross-country, volleyball, basketball and futsal (indoor soccer).