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School begins on August 21, 2017 at our new location.

 

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From Chinatown:

Catch the 1 Outbound Polk Street then catch the 19 Outbound and get off at 18th Street.  Walk down a block to De Haro turn left and walk up half a block.

From Geneva/Visitation Valley:

Catch the 9R Inbound to 24th Street get off and catch the 48 Inbound get off at 23rd Street and Kansas and catch the 19 Inbound or walk two blocks.  Get off in front of the school.

From 3rd Street:

Catch the T Outbound get off on Evans and catch the 19 Inbound.  Get off in front of the school.

From the  Sunset:

Catch the 48 Inbound get off at 23rd Street and Kansas and catch the 19 Inbound.  Get off in front of the school.

From the Mission:

Catch the 48 Inbound on 24th Street get off at 23rd Street and Kansas and catch the 19 Inbound.  Get off in front of the school.

Catch the 22 Outbound on 16th Street and get off on  17th Street and De Haro.  Walk up two block to the school.

 

About Us


Our school provides a safe, supportive environment that prepares immigrant youth for college and their careers.


  • Every student is known well and supported to succeed. We are a small school with small classes. Our team structure allows for personalization, growth and success for our students.

  • Our students are involved in internships, community service, and service learning within the larger community.

  • 90% of Internationals students graduate and 90% of Internationals graduates go on to college.

One of the main differences in our program and what is available at other schools is that students are never tracked or separated by their level of English proficiency. All of our instruction is in English, but students are supported to continue the development of their literacy in their native language as well. We support students to use all of the strengths that they bring to their new community to help them develop their academic English skills and adapt to their new culture while preparing them academically to go on to college.


We know that there are many indicators of student success, so we use a variety of benchmarks to evaluate our work including: student portfolios, course pass rates, attendance rates, standardized test results, graduation rates, and college entrance rates. We also work very closely with families to ensure that they are involved in the educational process and empowered to be advocates for their students.



Our Academic Program


There are many things that make SF International a unique school. Our school is a close-knit, supportive community for students who may feel displaced after moving from another country and are unfamiliar with American language and culture. Differences among students are cherished and nurtured as they are continually encouraged to celebrate their cultural and linguistic individuality. We also believe that recent immigrants are capable of the highest levels of academic success when given the support they need.
Because of these beliefs, our program is designed around these key features:

Experiential Learning

Learning goes beyond the walls of the school through community participation, career internships, and academic projects.

Small Size

Each grade level has only 100 students. Class sizes are 25 students or less. Our team structure allows for personalization, growth, and success for our students.

Language Development through the Content Areas

Students learn academic English skills most effectively in a meaningful context and their skills will emerge most naturally in purposeful, language-rich, experiential, interdisciplinary study

College Preparatory Focus

Students receive significant support to become prepared academically for success in college. Starting in 9th grade, students begin to explore options for college.

Career Exploration

In their junior and senior years, seniors will have opportunities for internships and community service in different settings, from businesses to government offices to community organizations.

SFIHS Calendar

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Today: 9/19/17

News

9/7/17

To date, nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrant youth have been granted DACA status, which provides work authorization and temporary relief from deportation. The program has enabled our graduates to contribute to their communities by significantly increasing opportunities for higher education and jobs. Unfortunately, on Sept. 5, 2017, President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to phase out and eventually end DACA over two and half years.

迄今,接近80萬名無證移民青少年已獲賦予DACA身份,並從中獲工作許可和暫緩遣返。該計劃大大增加我們畢業生入讀大專院校及就業機會,從而有助他們貢獻社區。很不幸,在2017年9月5日,特朗普總統指令美國國土安全部(DHS) 及美國公民及移民服務局(USCIS) ,在未來兩年半內逐步撤銷「童年入境者暫緩遣返手續」(DACA),直至該計劃完全撤銷為止

Hasta la fecha, casi 800.000 jóvenes inmigrantes sin documentos legales de inmigración han obtenido la categoría DACA, lo que les proporciona una autorización de trabajo y pospone temporalmente su deportación. El programa ha permitido que nuestros graduados contribuyan a sus comunidades al aumentar significativamente las oportunidades para que ellos obtengan una educación superior y empleo. Infortunadamente, el día 5 de septiembre de 2017, el presidente Trump ordenó al Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) y a los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los EE.UU. (USCIS) que gradualmente eliminen y eventualmente pongan fin a la Acción Diferida para Llegadas de Niñez (DACA) durante un lapso de dos años y medio.​

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