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Megan Furth Academy

Megan Furth Academy is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Megan Furth Academy, a K-8 Catholic school located at St. Dominics Church in San Francisco is currently recruiting students in grades K-4 for Fall 2008. Quick Facts Enrollment is 130 students in grades K - 8 Average class size is 15, with a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1 95% of the fulltime teachers possess a CA Teaching Credential Tuition is $3000 per year, which is offset by a generous financial aid program that serves 80% of MFA families. The average financial assistance is 50% of the tuition and fees Program Overview All classes K 8 follow CA state standards and utilize research based curricular programs Students participate in physical education, music, health, art, computer, nutrition and drama classes All students have access to a state of the art computer lab which is connected to the schools wireless network Extended morning and evening care is available to students in grades K 6 All 8th grade students prepare for high school admissions through SSAT prep classes and receive one-on-one assistance from our high school admissions counselor Student BodyDiversity is a defining feature of our school Cultural Our students and their families represent more than 25 different ethnic backgrounds. Religious MFA serves children of all faiths. Economic Families range from those paying full tuition to those who have full need-based scholarships, with most families falling in between. Geographic 20 percent of students reside outside of San Francisco County commuting each day to attend MFA. LocationMegan Furth Academy is currently housed at St. Dominics Church in lower Pacific Heights.By summer of 2007, work will begin on the schools permanent campus occupying nearly half of a city block on Fell Street between Webster and Fillmore. This new site will open in the fall of 2009 and include grades Pre-K to 8.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

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Phone
  (415) 346-9500

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 108
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 18
1 16
2 8
3 12
4 14
5 10
6 15
7 13
8 2

Megan Furth Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Megan Furth Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5%
Multi-racial 14%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black or African American 56%
Asian 13%
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