CREATIVE ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL

Go back
1601 TURK ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115
Visit this school's website
Phone: 415-749-3512
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 7
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • District: San Francisco Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 26:1
  • Students/Grade: 36.4
  • Number Students: 328
  • Number Teachers: 14
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4889
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Fernando Aguilar
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (97 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (113 Reviews)
    Page 2 of 23
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-30
    "This is only school I know of in the city that produces students who can think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, collaborate with diverse groups of people, display excellent leadership skills, and compassion to people from all walks of life. This school is nurturing and creating visionaries every day. We feel very lucky to be part of this amazing community and I can't wait to see what our graduates go on to achieve."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-16
    "As a prospective parent I toured many of the public schools in SF and frankly it was frightening -- all the Kindergarten classes were almost identical, the students were going through the motions like robots, and I witnessed almost zero engagement from the students and teachers. Then I visited CACS where the classrooms were reflections of the teachers -- they were different, fun, lively, completely outside the box, the students were having FUN, were completely ENGAGED, LAUGHING and learning every moment. If that wasn't enough, the music/art program is unbelievably amazing/top notch. I can't say enough about it. If your son or daughter likes music or is musically inclined send them to this school! My son now attends CACS and we could not be happier. The staff is amazing, the community is wonderful and my child LOVES school. I honestly don't think there is a better school than CACS and it's a K-8 which is ideal. Lastly, the middle school program incorporates camping, outward bound and community service as part of their curriculum. Can this school get any better?"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-16
    "This school is the best kept secret in San Francisco. It amazes me that so many people don't even know this school exists. I honestly wonder if this is done purposely. I only heard about this school myself because a friend of mine knew a staff member. In any case, it won't be this way for long. Our children have been attending this school for three years and with sincerity, I say CACS is a phenomenal school. The school is innovative, warm, inspiring, and it feels like a home away from home for the students on all levels. I wish I had gone to this school. I have also found that all the students are very cerebral, the parents are extremely involved, and the staff is caring, understanding, and dedicated. But, most importantly, the students are getting an excellent education. The program is comprehensive, hands-on and the school is creating innovators. Tour this school, apply, and good luck getting in!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-01
    "I just spent the morning watching my son's kindergarten class lead the CACS all-school meeting and I am once again filled with admiration for the wonderful, caring, and attentive staff, the engaged parents, and the passionate young students of CACS. This is our 4th year at CACS. My two children have very different learning styles, and both are thriving in this project-based, arts-integrated learning environment. We are watching the transformation of the middle school curriculum and are excited to see the strong math and science program that our science-minded girl will be entering. Weekly music, dance, and art throughout the school year are a big hit with my kindergartener. The school partnership with the Page St. Boys and Girls club means daily van pickup and dropoff to homework help and swimming lessons. My kinder, who doesn't go to the Boys and Girls Club yet, loves CACS's weekly on-site chess club after school. We are extremely satisfied with CACS and recommend it to anyone who wants to imbue their child's education with creative thinking, unique challenges, and joy."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-12-05
    "I have 2 kids at CACS and have been at the school 7 years and couldn't be happier. The teachers, parents, board and director are working like a well oiled machine and the school has made great advances in its program over the last 3 years despite budget cuts and personnel changes. It feels like we have hit our stride. We even have 2 new positions on staff this year to oversee the arts and academics and I dare say we offer one of the best educational programs offered in San Francisco."
    Page 2 of 23
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Karla Melara
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    415.­587.4212
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    Terry Luk
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Srey Heng
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­706.2871
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Lotus Hsiao
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­301.0553
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Armando Huie of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­632.8713
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Celia Halsey of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Fariba Evjenth
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Huiqing Yang
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Shu Pu of Patrick Lam & Joanne Xiang Award-Winning Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Michael Zhen of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Karena Feng
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­642.1219
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Ulises Bello
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    415.­584.4335
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    Michelle Pan
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Ina Daniliuk
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Janet Nunez
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Perry Chiu
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    John Harrison
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Kelly Nguyen
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    David Zhao of Patrick Lam & Joanne Xiang Award-Winning Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Maggie Ho
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Lynn Aurelio
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    415.­587.4212
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    Lisa La
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­866.6411
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Daniel Nguyen
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Julie Oyao
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    415.­584.4335
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112