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

SF Firefighters Toy Program

Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to school and help brighten the holiday season for a child in need! Collection barrels will be in the hallway until Monday, December 19th.

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!

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Upcoming Events

12:30PM Dismissal
Date: 12/12/2016
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer Service
Date: 12/12/2016, 9:30 AM
Hot Lunch: Pasta
Date: 12/13/2016
P.E. Day
Date: 12/14/2016
Hot Lunch: Tostada
Date: 12/15/2016
Christmas Concert

Date: 12/15/2016, 6 PM
Location: Archbishop Riordan High School Auditorium
P.E. Day
Date: 12/16/2016
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