At Saint Brigid School you and your child will experience...
- Challenging Academics
- Faith-Centered Life
- Cultural Diversity
- 21st Century Learning
- Extracurricular Opportunities
Faculty and staff at Saint Brigid School focus on providing a rigorous, faith-centered 21st century education. Children learn under high expectations with clear guidance and support that builds a community of motivated learners. All students at Saint Brigid receive a rigorous Spanish language curriculum and usually advance to second level and honors Spanish classes upon leaving Saint Brigid. All of our students receiving developing cognitive and analytical skills through our intensive Music program. Students receive an education that meets their particular needs. Teachers and staff challenge them, while offering the necessary support to create confident, eager learners. Saint Brigid students typically advance to rigorous college-prep high schools in San Francisco, including Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, Stuart Hall High School, Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, University High School, and Lowell High School. We regularly hear from alumni, parents, and faculty that our students are more than prepared to study at top private high schools.
Saint Brigid is proud of its Catholic identity while it respects and welcomes students and families of all faiths. Students participate in Mass monthly, and celebrate the seasons of the Church throughout the year. The community emphasizes and celebrates the moral and spiritual development of students alongside academic growth.
AffordabilityIt is the mission of Saint Brigid to open the doors of Catholic education to families of all income levels. Not only is this fair and just, it promotes the richness and diversity we value so highly in our school. Cultural DiversitySaint Brigid has an exceptionally diverse community — ethnically, culturally, and socio-economically which enriches the learning and social environment for our families. Our students therefore, learn to value and respect differences within themselves, their friends, their family and community.
21st Century Learning
We pride ourselves on our dedication to building life long learners. Our students are encourage to collaborate, communicate, think critically, problem solve, and use their creativity. Technology has been integrated into our classrooms and programs.
Extracurricular Opportunities and After School Enrichment
Saint Brigid School offers its students a full curriculum. In addition to the core classes, all students are given opportunities to enrich their lives through music, physical education, Spanish, library and technology. Fifth grade students attend a week-long science camp, seventh graders participate in drama and produce their own play, and all students in grades third through eighth may join the Saint Brigid Honor Choir. The choir sings at Saint Mary’s Cathedral as well as other events throughout California.
At Saint Brigid School, we nourish the whole child. Our after school enrichment programs are extensive. In addition to an after school extended care program, Saint Brigid has an active CYO athletics membership for students in third through eighth grades play soccer, volleyball, and basketball. We have an Honors Choir for grades two to eight. Finally, Instructors offer chess, voice lessons, piano, band, Mandarin, guitar, dance, and karate classes.
THE FUTURE OF SAINT BRIGID STUDENTS:
Saint Brigid students graduate to a variety of Bay Area high schools. The most common are listed below. For further information, such as admission requirements, on these and other high schools, please visit the San Francisco Archdiocese's listing of Bay Area Schools. For more information on public schools you can visit the San Francisco Unified School District site.
Catholic High Schools:
Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
Immaculate Conception Academy
Mercy High School
Archbishop Riordan High School
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
Stuart Hall High School
St. Ignatius College Preparatory
Mercy High School, Burlingame
Private High Schools:
Lick-Wilmerding High School
San Francisco University High School
The Urban School of San Francisco
The Bay School
Public High Schools:
Lowell High School
George Washington High School
Phillip and Sala Burton High School
Galileo High School
Abraham Lincoln High School
Wallenberg High School