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660 Vicente Street
San Francisco, CA 94116

(415) 731-8400

Academics

St. Cecilia School follows the Curriculum Guidelines stipulated by the San Francisco Archdiocese Department of Catholic Schools. Students receive instruction in the following areas: religion, reading, English, writing, spelling, handwriting, mathematics, science, social studies, technology, music, art, and physical education.

St. Cecilia School has:

  • a Religion Program which includes daily instruction, values and moral education, family life education, school prayer, Liturgy preparation and participation, opportunities to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and other community-building and service-oriented activities.
  • a Spanish Language program for Grades K-8 that introduces and develops basic skills.
  • two Learning Specialists who support class instruction by working with students who have identified learning needs.
  • a Technology Resource Lab for all students Grades K-8.
  • a Library staffed by a librarian and parent volunteers.
  • a Music Program which includes classroom music education and optional private instrumental lessons in piano, strings, and woodwinds.
  • a Physical Education Program with a credentialed P.E. teacher for Grades K-8.
  • a Standardized Testing Program under the direction of the Department of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. The results from these standardized tests assist teachers in planning and adapting curriculum to meet the students’ needs.
    • The Iowa Tests of Basic Skills are given in the fall of the school year to students in Grades 2-8. During the November Parent-Teacher Conferences teachers discuss the overall test results with the parents, focusing on areas of student strengths and growth.
    • The Otis-Lesson School Ability Index tests are given to Grades Three, Four, Five, and Seven in the fall of each year.
    • In February, the ACRE Test (Assessment of Catechesis Religious Education) is administered in Grades 5 and 8
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