General Information/ Información General

Daily Bell Schedule 

School Begins: 8:40 Sharp (Tardy scholars must sign in at office before going to classroom)


K/1:  10:15-10:30

2/3: 10:35--10:50

4/5: 10:55-11:10


K/1: 11:30-12:10

2/3: 11:55-12:35

4/5: 12:20 - 1:00


M,T, W, F  2:55     Thursdays are Early Release: 1:40


School Tours / Turs Escolares

Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Please call for an appointment 415-241-6336 / Miercoles a las 9am. llamar para cita 415-241-6336

Uniforms / Uniformes

White or burgundy polo shirt; navy blue pants, skirt or jumper; blue or burgundy sweater / Polo camisa blanca o granate, pantalones o falda azul marino, jersey azul marino o granate.

Note: Uniforms are optional for the 2018-19 school year.  We strongly encourage the wearing of uniforms. 

Nota: Uniformes son optional, pero nosotros pedimos que se los ponen todos los dias. 

Before-school programs / Antes del colegio

Before-school care is provided for a nominal fee by YMCA John Muir Community School Beacon: (  Call 415-749-2714 for more information.

Afterschool Program / Despues de la escuela

Afterschool care for K-5 students offered onsite by YMCA John Muir Community School Beacon (fee based on income). Call 415.749.2714 ext.2 for more information. 

Special Education Programs / Educación Especial

  • Designated Instructional Services
  • Resource Specialist Program
  • Speech and OT Services

Language Programs  

  • English Plus Pathway (PreK-5)
  •  Biliteracy Pathway (Spanish K-5)

Student Support Programs

YMCA John Muir Community School Beacon:  415.749.2714   (

Mentor For Success ( ran by the School Social Worker 

Onsite and Offsite Therapy/Counseling Services offered by YMCA and RAMS (Richmond Area Multi-Services) 

School Day Arts and Academic Enrichment