Live Oak School is an all gender K-8 independent day school in San Francisco.
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Average Class Size
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
Two class sections of 18 students per section with one teacher, 36 - 38 students per grade
- Students of color: 47%
- Faculty/staff of color: 37%
- Participation in Adjusted Tuition program: 25%
- LGBT families: 7%
K: 8:30 am to 2:45 pm
1st-5th: 8:30 am to 3 pm
6th-8th: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm
Wednesday dismissal: 2 pm (K-5); 2:15 pm (6-8)
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
Annual Tuition Ranges: Kindergarten - 5th Grade: $1713 - $34,250; 6th - 8th Grade: $500 - $34,700. 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, Chromebooks for Middle School students, outdoor education, field trips, laboratory fees, yearbooks, and athletic uniforms.
Tuition does not include extended care, but extended care costs are adjusted at the same percentage as tuition.
Morning School Bus
Live Oak offers a morning pickup bus/van service in some areas for an additional fee.
Bus routes and availability vary based on interest.
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.