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School Tours

2018-19 Rosa Parks Elementary School Tour

School tours cover all programs at Rosa Parks Elementary: the General Education Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math program (STEAM), the Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program (JBBP), and Special Ed. For PreK applicants, contact the main office. Tours start at 7:50 am in the lower garden near the main school yard (check for signs). Our address is 1501 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94115.

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Tour Itinerary
7:50 Sign-in and name tags; Observe RajioTaiso or Morning exercise
8:00 Students enter the school
8:02 Walk through lower gardens; upper gardens and chickens -> auditorium -> Library
8:15 Orientation in the library
8:15 Rosa Parks Elementary School Overview, Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program (JBBP), STEAM, After school programs, Q&A
8:30 Introduce Principal Darren Kawaii
8:40 Go to Maker's lab -> Start classroom tours

Date Day Event
10/13/18 Saturday SFUSD School Fair
10/19/18 Friday School Tour
10/25/18 Thursday School Tour
11/2/18 Friday School Tour
十一月 八日
School Tour (this tour is conducted in Japanese)
12/7/18 Friday School Tour
12/13/18 Thursday School Tour
03/2019 TBD School Tour
4/5/19 Friday Welcome Breakfast for New Parents

On the tours you will get to observe the morning exercises, meet the Principal, tour the maker lab, gardens and several classrooms. Current families will be on-hand to answer any questions you have.

For general questions please email us at, or for questions about the Japanese language or STEAM program email us at

Current parents: we need your help to talk with prospective parents about the school. Contact the Rosa Parks PTA to sign up:

All families who have received a place at Rosa Parks for the fall are invited to a Welcome Breakfast at the school to meet current families, the kindergarten teachers and the principal. Incoming students and siblings welcome.