Thank you for your interest in Town School for Boys! We are an independent day school for boys in kindergarten through grade eight
Since 1939, San Francisco’s Town School for Boys has had a rich history as a school specializing in teaching boys. The school is also known for the Town School New Teacher Institute
and its commitment to training teachers new to their craft. The school’s goals include teaching boys to be good citizens, to enjoy their childhood, to develop a positive sense of self, to give back to their greater community, and to develop academic and intellectual skills which will serve them well through their lifetimes. The school prizes its growing diversity of background, religion, and race, as well as the diversity of interests which is so noteworthy in its student and alumni bodies. Located in San Francisco, Town School for Boys is a K-8 independent day school. Since its founding, Town School has been committed to providing the best possible education for boys and is recognized as one of California's leading independent elementary schools.
Town School is unique in its ability to focus on all-boys' education
. If you would like more information about the benefits of single-sex education for boys, please visit the Why a Boys School page on our website
and the International Boys' Schools Coalition
. You can learn more about our school values here
, and educational program by visiting the Upper School
and Lower School
pages on our website. We also invite you to browse the entire website, including an overview of our school under Town Facts
We invite you to sign up for one of our tours and see for yourself the joy and purpose within our halls and classrooms. Under the admissions pages of this website, you will find information about the admissions process
for those applying for the 2020-21 school year, our online inquiry and application forms (available during admissions season), and an admissions calendar
. Feel free to let us know if you have any questions about Town School for Boys.
We strive to enroll students whose families embrace our mission, as well as our values
of respect, curiosity, belonging, integrity and joy. We welcome families who will actively participate in and support our community.
We look forward to meeting you! Brooke Jenkins
Director of Admission and Tuition Assistance, 415-746-1151