WALLENBERG (RAOUL) TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

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40 VEGA ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115
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Phone: 415-749-3469
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 7
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: San Francisco Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 175
  • Number Students: 700
  • Number Teachers: 40
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4889
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Cheryl Foster
  • 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 (34 ratings)
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    School Reviews (29 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-08
    "I would rate it Zero stars if that was an option. The current principal has ruined this school. She is a bully and has made all the best teachers either leave or quit. Parents, students and teachers have petitioned to get this principal out so that the school can be a learning environment vs. a chaotic one."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-14
    "Great little gem in the city's public high schools. Its small size compared to the large traditional schools results in a tighter student community. Full range of sports teams except for football and enough AP and electives to keep students busy. PTSA is active and teachers encourage students to do well. Strong emphasis on community service and a great partnership with Kaiser."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-16
    "All parents with special education children should avoid this school. The principal lacks the leadership to properly assist the special education staff. The general education teachers are also equally unmotivated by the lack of leadership. The teacher moral is so low that the annual teacher turnover rate over 30%. The special education department is inexperienced and is capable of doing more harm than good. Students that are enrolled in special ed inclusion with diploma are now being informed that all of their school work has been modified since being first enrolled (without prior parent notification or parent authorization) and they re now disqualified from graduating with a high school diploma. Some students are being informed of this after attending the school for years. I regret ever enrolling my kid in this school."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-29
    "Wallenberg has a very good counseling department and conscientious, accessible teachers. The campus and student body is smaller than other neighborhood high schools, but this allows your student to stand out. The school s community service requirement is a great tool for teaching kids to reach out in their communities. Kids are able to enroll in the classes that they need and are showcased well. Their acceptance rate to good colleges is high. We have not encountered any incidences of bullying. The school is located in a good neighborhood, halls are immaculate, classrooms are well lit and conducive to learning. No, the school does not have a football team, but unless your kid has his heart set on playing football, who cares? Overall, very pleased."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-23
    "I am a Wallenberg graduate and I think Wallenberg is a good school. If you were to send your child to Wallenberg, s/he will come out just fine. The class offering isn t the largest often due to budget issues. Most students that stay for all 4 years are in it for the grade. It s pretty easy to do well, but for those who do not do well, lack of effort plays a big role. But the real gem here is the ability to form and/or join any kind of clubs one wants and the ability to join almost any sports one wants as well (as well as multiple sports in one season). If you want to get into true school politics, students can run for the Student Site Council and/or run as the Student Advisory Council. SSC and SAC positions have the most power to make true changes. It is not difficult to participate; anyone can actually join the meetings. Self-initiated is the most concept one must understand in order to have a great experience at Wallenberg. They should challenge themselves by taking on ridiculous task like managing a library and becoming the project leader for yearbook. Admittedly, most students and faculty at Wallenberg tend to hate the administration. I partly blame the education politics."
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