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Admissions
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San Francisco Adventist School is open to young people who desire a Christian education. Only students and families who support the principles of conduct of Christian education, to grow physically, mentally, and spiritually, and wish to contribute to the development of a Christian community should apply. The school will not knowingly admit or retain those who are not in harmony with these principals.
 
Applications for admission are available through the school office. Students must reapply each year.
 
The school enrolls students:
  1. Who are in harmony with the school's goals and philosophy
  2. Who will abide by the policies and rules set forth in the Student Handbook or future supplements to it
  3. Who have met the specified application, immunization, and medical requirements
  4. Who will benefit from the school's program
  5. Who will not interfere with the attainment of the educational goals of the school or the education of other students
  6. Whose parents will not display behavior detrimental to the school, teachers, or students
  7. Whose families keep their financial accounts current

Kindergarten Entrance

To enroll in kindergarten, children must be five years old by December 2 of the year of enrollment. Students entering kindergarten must show proof of age (a birth certificate).
 
First graders who did not attend kindergarten or pre-first must also show proof of age. Parents are encouraged to consider delaying kindergarten enrollment until a child is five years old because older children are often more successful in kindergarten and first grade.
 
In addition, a child's first school experience is extremely important in the development of a strong self-concept as a student. School readiness is determined by many factors, including physical maturation, social skills, varied experiences, and the ability to cooperate and follow directions.
   
 
Non-Discrimination Statement
San Francisco Adventist School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students at SFAS. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation or gender in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs and other school-administered programs.