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For 15 years, Parents for Public Schools – San Francisco has been assisting families and working to ensure quality public schools for all children in our city. We help parents at each stage of the journey, from introducing them to the enrollment lottery process, to developing parent leaders in the schools and at the district, to improving systems at SFUSD and much more.

We provide essential support to all families in every community across our city, and we work to ensure that the full range of parent voices is part of policy-making at the District and Board of Education. Read more >


What is Happening Now

SFUSD School Fair is this Saturday October 25th


9:30am -2:30pm John O’Connell High School, 2355 Folsom St. @ Treat Ave, 94110

See the PPS-SF Survival Guide to the SFUSD School Fair: Tips to Parents from Parents

Let PPS-SF help you during your school search

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PPS-SF Public School Enrollment Workshops

PPS-SF offers Parent Education workshops on Public School Enrollment. These interactive presentations include an on-site presentation and handouts for each attendee. The cost of these workshops is only $250. Contact us at info@ppssf.org for more information. To request a workshop please click here.

PPS-SF also offers free Public School Enrollment workshops at Branch Libraries throughout the city. See our Events page for a list of upcoming classes.


Starting your School Search?

Check out our Enrollment pages for a step by step guide on looking for and applying for a San Francisco Public School. Read more >


Tips from Parents

Jose Ortega shares success tips for their Annual Walk-a-thon

“The distance from San Francisco to San Diego is 502 miles. Last year, our kids walked enough to get there and beyond! Their combined little feet walked/ran a total of 721 miles – which would take them all the way to Mexico – and earned quite a bit of revenue for our school, as well!”

Read more great ideas and tips happening at other schools.

If your school has a tip to share with other public school parents, let us know and we will feature on our website.


Get Involved with PPSSF

Join a growing network of public school parents at PPS-SF!


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