About Us

At A Glance

Live Oak School is an all gender K-8 independent day school in San Francisco founded in 1971.

School Hours

Kindergarten: 8:30 am to 2:45 pm
1st–5th Grade: 8:30 am to 3 pm
6th–8th Grade: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm
Wednesday: 2 pm (K-5); 2:15 pm (6-8)

Enrollment

Lower School
Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Two classes of 22 – 24 students with two teachers per class,
44 – 48 per grade

Middle School
6th – 8th Grade

Three class sections of 18 students per section with one teacher, 54 students per grade

Diversity Snapshot

List of 4 items.

  • 47%

    Students of color
  • 46%

    Faculty/staff of color
  • 25%

    Participation in Adjusted Tuition program
  • 7%

    LGBTQ+ families

2022-23 Tuition

K–5th Grade $500 – $39,550
6th–8th Grade: $500 – $40,075


Our Adjusted Tuition Program makes a Live Oak education accessible for families. 25% of Live Oak families participate in our Adjusted Tuition Program.


Tuition includes lunch daily, books and educational materials, all school supplies, technology (ipads/laptops and accessories), outdoor education, field trips, laboratory fees, yearbooks, and athletic uniforms.

 

Extended Care

Before school: 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.
After school: until 6 p.m

Cost: $8.75 per hour; monthly rate is $350 and yearly package of $2,750; reduced rates available when prepaid. Pro-rated for participants in our Adjusted Tuition Program.

Lunch

Live Oak has a robust and delicious lunch program that furthers our commitment to wellness, inclusion, sustainability, and community. The cost of lunch is included in your child’s tuition. Lunches are prepared in our on-site, commercial catering kitchen. The menu features fresh, simple, and delicious food that fuels our students’ full and busy school days.

Admissions

Live Oak School welcomes and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of Live Oak School. Live Oak School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith in administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, Adjusted Tuition program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.