Commodore Sloat Elementary School was Founded in 1865 and is located in San Francisco, California in the West of Twin Peaks / West Portal Neighborhoods. Sloat serves grades K-5 in the San Francisco Unified School District. It is among the few public elementary schools in California to receive a distinguished Rating of 9 out of 10. Named one of the top 10 San Francisco Public Schools by Business Insider in 2016.

School hours:

Monday to Friday, 8:40 AM to 2:40 PM with supervision on the upper yard beginning at 8:25 AM.

Basic Facts:

16 classrooms: 3 classes each for kindergarten, first, second, and third grades. 2 classes each for fourth and fifth grades

Split classes for fourth and fifth grades: one for math and science, and the other for English and social studies.

Middle School Feeder:

Aptos Middle School

Class size:

K through 3rd have 22 students per class, and 4th and 5th have 30 to 33 students per class.

Awards & Grants

We have been fortunate to receive numerous awards and grants including:

  • California Fertilizer Foundations Garden Grant
  • Green Schoolyard Alliance
  • Whole Kids Foundation Grant
  • SF Foundation Community Initiative Funds
  • PG&E Grant (as part of the California Solar Schools Project): to install a solar panel in the lower play yard
  • SF Environment Carbon Fund: Grant to reduce the asphalt surface area of our play yards, create additional green space, and plant 22 new trees and over 300 native grasses
  • Lowe’s Toolbox for Education: greening Grant

Public Transportation:

Muni K line stops within a block.