Congratulations! We raised over $80,000 to support important opportunities that benefit our children. We had an exciting month and lots of fun on Spirit Fridays. Huge thanks to the ~50% of Lakeshore families and their friends who donated to this year's campaign. We couldn't have done it without you!
Located across the street from beautiful Lake Merced in San Francisco. Lakeshore Elementary is an ethnically and economically diverse urban school and is committed to providing children with a firm educational and social foundation.
Education through Experience
Lakeshore Elementary provides a wide variety of enrichment activities and a nurturing and joyful community, where teachers and parents work together to create a meaningful education and enhance academic achievements. Lakeshore students learn through doing – experiencing the science first hand, increasing their curiosity and retention of the concepts.
Creative expression through the arts is a central part of the Lakeshore experience. The arts curriculum is integrated with what children are learning in the classroom and enhance our students' educational experience.
Our students have a natural playground in which they can explore, write poetry, paint, and draw; as well as a wide variety of gardens that provide food, science curriculum opportunities, and a beautiful environment for the school.
Social Studies and Science
The area surrounding Lakeshore is well-suited for Native American, California social studies, and urban agriculture. Our proximity to Lake Merced provides a unique opportunity to study local entomology and ornithology.
The Civic Participation Committee of the San Francisco Garden Club recently awarded a grant of $1500 to the Lakeshore School PTA for the continuation of the school’s garden program. The teachers responsible for this program very kindly invited the committee to join in one of the school’s end of term salad parties. Three of us accepted and everything went ext