Welcome to St. Finn Barr Catholic School!

Our Mission

St. Finn Barr Catholic School is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, academic, physical, and emotional needs of every child entrusted to its care. Our community embraces every child's potential to become an independent thinker, life long learner, and valuable member of a larger community who live Gospel values in the Catholic tradition.


Philosophy of St. Finn Barr Catholic School


St. Finn Barr Catholic School, recognizing the cultural diversity of its student body, has for its purpose the Catholic education of its youth. It emphasizes harmonious development of the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional endowments of students in accordance with gospel values.


The faculty recognizes parents as the primary educators responsible for the education of their children and strives to support and compliment them in their roles. St. Finn Barr Catholic School remains committed to academic excellence and to continued representation of the ethnic, religious, and socio-economic diversity of the Bay Area. St. Finn Barr Catholic School endeavors to maintain and nurture a spirit of ecumenical kinship among students, parents, faculty, alumni, and friends in the community at large.


Steeped in the Catholic tradition, St. Finn Barr Catholic School accepts children regardless of ethnic, religious, or socio-economic background who can successfully contribute to the learning environment.


Dedicated to providing quality education in a safe and caring environment, students are drawn together by the commitment of their families and the staff of St. Finn Barr Catholic School to one another.


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School News

Lunch Volunteer Class Challenge

Each grade will be assigned a month to support the lunch programs. Help your child's class earn free dress by achieving 50% in-grade volunteers. The class with the highest overall in-grade volunteers will get a pizza party for the students!

Festival Volunteers + Ticket Pre-Order

As a reminder, the due date for Festival ticket pre-orders is this Wednesday, 9/21. We are also still looking for volunteers to help make this event a great success.

7th Grade Fundraiser

St. Finn Barr 7th Grade Parents will be guest bartending at Jackalope Thursday, October 6th from 5pm to 8pm. All TIPS will go to cover the costs of 8th Grade Retreat, Confirmation and Graduation for SFB Class of 2018!

Best of the Best 2016

We are thrilled to announce that St. Finn Barr Catholic School was voted Best Private Elementary School in San Francisco/Marin for 2016 by Bay Area Parent Magazine!

Gala Dinner | Theme Baskets

The 90th Anniversary Committee is in need of Theme Baskets for the Gala Dinner Raffle that will be taking place that evening.

Enrichment Program Expo

Please join us a little early on Back to School Night for more information about Enrichment Program Opportunities for the Fall 2016.

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Upcoming Events

6th Grade: Marin Headlands
Date: 9/29/2016
Hot Lunch: Tostada
Date: 9/29/2016
6th Grade: Marin Headlands
Date: 9/30/2016
8th Grade Retreat
Date: 9/30/2016
P.E. Day
Date: 9/30/2016
Blessing of the Animals
Date: 10/4/2016
Columbus Day (Holiday)
Date: 10/10/2016
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