OUR MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY

OUR MISSION is to provide a motivating and challenging high-quality educational program that inspires students to academic success. We achieve this by offering a curriculum emphasizing higher level mathematics as well as written and oral communication skills in several languages. Our interdisciplinary, hands-on approach takes place in a safe, orderly and nurturing multicultural environment which promotes intellectual development and responsibility.

OUR GOAL is to prepare students to be confident, goal-oriented lifelong learners in order to succeed in today’s multi-national society.

OUR VISION is to become the premier K-8 private school in the Bay Area where all students are given the opportunity to exceed national norms.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

School-Wide Learner Outcomes

San Francisco Pacific Academy has the following School-Wide Learner Outcomes (SLOs) for all students.  At the time of graduation, all students at SFPA will become

Self-directed learners who:

  • Acquire and apply time management skills;
  • Take initiative and persevere to work independently and collaboratively to apply knowledge and skills;
  • Integrate media and technology effectively as part of their learning process;
  • Think independently and reflect upon behavior and learning to promote intellectual, physical, and emotional growth;
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for their actions;
  • Plan for achieving future goals.

Effective 21st-century communicators who:

  • Listen and read to understand;
  • Ask questions and engage in discussion to inform, defend, or expand knowledge;
  • Articulate ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, using appropriate language, media, and technology.

Contributing citizens who:

  • Demonstrate decision-making skills that reflect character, respect, integrity, compassion, and a  strong work ethic;
  • Share responsibilities and are mindful of the opinions and contributions of others;
  • use individual voice to advocate for the needs of all;
  • act with a global consciousness.
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