Welcome back to school!

Elementary school girl with backpack New to our schools? First of all, we are happy to have you here in San Francisco’s public schools! You have enrolled your child in one of the highest-performing school districts that believes in educating the whole child, rigorous education standards, and graduating your child ready for college and career in this fast-paced 21st century world.

Here are a few things you can do right now to help you and your child settle in:

  1. Get in touch with your school and see if they're holding any events for new and returning families
  2. Download the 2018-19 Student and Family Handbook and turn in the required forms
  3. Sign up to receive notifications via email, phone, or text message from your school
  4. Find the closest Muni lines to your school
  5. Find your school's website
  6. Find out what's for lunch
  7. Apply online for free or reduced-price meals—even if you don't need or want them, each completed application helps fund our schools and benefits all students
  8. Join San Francisco parent organizations you're interested in
  9. To get the latest news and information, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, or sign up for our monthly email newsletter
  10. Subscribe to our calendar so you don't miss an event or a day off
  11. Share these safety tips (Español | 中文) from Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero SF with your child
Did you know? You can get the Board of Education meeting schedule and agendas online. If you can't make it to a Board of Education meeting, you can view it live online or listen to it on 91.7 FM KALW. For past meetings, check out the webcast archives.