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About Us

About Us

For more than 90 years Saints Peter and Paul School has fostered a thriving learning community in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. Our Pre-K through eighth grade provides academic excellence, enrichment opportunities, and development of the whole child through spiritual guidance based on reason, service for others, and loving-kindness. Learn more about our admissions process.

School Values

Saints Peter and Paul School cultivates a learning community characterized by warmth, optimism, joy, reason, and loving-kindness. The teachings of the Salesian founder, John Bosco, encourage the achievement of educational goals, foster respect of self and others, and champion a belief in individuality that allows students to utilize their talents to the fullest. Contact us for a tour of our campus.

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Community Philosophy

Community is the heart and soul of Saints Peter and Paul School. Our mission to foster a thriving learning environment also includes creating good citizens of the world. We focus on encouraging service for others through volunteerism, community projects, and with family involvement in our community and school. SSPP is part of the Archdoisiose of San Francisco and welcomes families of all faiths. We strive to create, maintain, and continuously evolve an inclusive and diverse student body, faculty, and staff and the practices and policies to ensure equity. Contact us for more information.

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Awards & Accreditations

Saints Peter and Paul School is part of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA), and the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA). Our principal, Dr. Lisa Harris, received the 2015 Distinguished Principal Award from NCEA. Learn more about our high standards for academics.

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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are committed to fostering a community of good citizens of the world. With a focus on academic excellence, we nurture students with spiritual guidance based on reason, encourage service for others, and champion their individuality and development in their formative years.

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