Main Profile

At A Glance

Francis W Parker Lower School

Francis W Parker Lower School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 5.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

Contact

Francis W Parker Lower School's Full Profile

Overview

Overview

Francis W Parker Lower School says

At Francis Parker School, our mission is to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional, and physical needs of the individual student. Founded in 1912, and now with 1,200 students, Francis Parker School is San Diego's oldest and largest independent, non-denominational, coeducational day school. Through a system of instruction in the academics, athletics, and arts that is grounded in excellence, Parker students are prepared to succeed at four-year colleges and universities appropriate to their individual goals. This level of educational success is based on a foundation of shared values the importance of family; the uniqueness of each individual child; the ethical treatment of others and the world around us; a shared passion for learning between inspired teachers and motivated students. Our mission is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of the individual student. Francis Parker School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. At Francis Parker School, our mission is to provide a superior college preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional, and physical needs of the individual student. Founded in 1912, and now with 1,200 students, Francis Parker School is San Diego's oldest and largest independent, non-denominational, coeducational day school. Through a system of instruction in the academics, athletics, and arts that is grounded in excellence, Parker students are prepared to succeed at four-year colleges and universities appropriate to their individual goals. This level of educational success is based on a foundation of shared values the importance of family; the uniqueness of each individual child; the ethical treatment of others and the world around us; a shared passion for learning between inspired teachers and motivated students. Our mission is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in a diverse, family-oriented environment that meets the academic, social, creative, emotional and physical needs of the individual student. Francis Parker School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.

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.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (619) 298-9110
Email
  bgillingham@francisparker.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 430
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 48
Kindergarten 62
1 65
2 57
3 62
4 68
5 68

Francis W Parker Lower School's relatively even 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 Francis W Parker Lower School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 41%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 16%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 23%
Questions about Francis W Parker Lower School

Want more info about Francis W Parker Lower School? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer
  • Do you have a girls golf team?

    Francis Parker School has two campuses and three schools. The Lower School (Grades JK – 5) is located on the Mission Hills campus, while the Middle School (Grades 6 – 8) and Upper School (Grades 9 – 12) are located on the Linda ...