Investing in the advancement of San Francisco's public schools.


We ignite potential

by partnering with businesses, foundations, and individuals who are passionate about transforming public education in San Francisco.

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Spark* Learning

Helping students discover their motivating "sparks" - those interests and passions that can set the trajectory for the rest of their lives - is central to the SFUSD learning experience.

Career Pathways

STEM - Computer Science

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Spark* Equity

Closing the achievement gap and meeting the needs of ALL children, especially those who have been historically underserved, is one of the district's top priorities.

PITCH Plan to Close the Achievement Gap

African American Achievement and Leadership Initiative

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Spark* Talent

Having the right people in the right positions is key to ensuring students receive quality instruction and equitable support to thrive in the 21st century.

Educator Pipeline Programs

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Spark* Innovation

Today’s teaching and learning requires that students have access to dynamic tools and experiences that stimulate creativity, collaboration, and career and life skills.

Middle Grades Redesign

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Spark* Wellness

A holistic education means creating school environments that promote and protect children’s health, wellness, and social-emotional growth.


Spark* Creativity

Exposing students to a variety of creative and artistic disciplines stimulates their curiosities and enables them to express their unique identities.

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Redefining School.


Annual Report

Dedicated to change.

At Spark* SF Public Schools we are passionate about advancing excellence in education. We create opportunities that make a real and lasting difference by connecting our philanthropic partners to the strategic priorities of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).

When we connect all of the right elements, our collective impact is limitless.

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