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

Lenten Soup Dinner & Family Reconciliation Service

Lenten Soup Dinner & Family Reconciliation Service We hope you will join us for a special Lenten Soup Dinner and Reconciliation Service on Tuesday, March 31st at 5:30pm. Please see the invitation for details and send in your rsvp so we can prepare.
SFB Cash/Tuition Raffle!

SFB Cash/Tuition Raffle! Our last mandatory fundraiser of the year is an exciting one! Please see the attached information for details on how you can make yourself eligible to win an amazing prize.
Conversion of Edna to One-Way Street

Conversion of Edna to One-Way Street As of Friday, March 13th, the block of Edna Street between Flood and Hearst was officially converted to a one-way street.
March Cooking: Brownie Batter Oatmeal

March Cooking: Brownie Batter Oatmeal A well-balanced and satisfying breakfast!
7th Grade Class Trip to Yosemite!

7th Grade Class Trip to Yosemite! Christine Bertko, the Science Director at SFB, Lilia Patriarca, 7th grade homeroom teacher, Katie McHugh, Science Teacher, Jordan Heller, Americorps Volunteer, and the 7th grade parents at SFB collaborated with NatureBridge to offer a five day science and team-building program at Yosemite National Park.
St. Finn Barr Makes Largest Donation Yet to St. Francis Living Room

St. Finn Barr Makes Largest Donation Yet to St. Francis Living Room Thank you to all students and families who contributed to our annual St. Francis Living Room Peanut Butter Drive.
Vice Principal/Teacher Karen O'Reilly Featured in Catholic San Francisco

Vice Principal/Teacher Karen O'Reilly Featured in <i>Catholic San Francisco<i> Congratulations to Mrs. Karen O'Reilly (Kindergarten Teacher/Vice Principal). She was recently featured in the Archdiocese of San Francisco Catholic Newspaper, highlighting her 30+ year career as a St. Finn Barr student, parent, faculty member, and administrator. We are so blessed with her compassion and expertise!
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Upcoming Events

2:00 P.M. Dismissal
Date: 3/30/2015
Pasta
Date: 3/31/2015
Reconciliation 6:30 P.M.
Date: 3/31/2015
Soup Dinner 5:30 P.M.
Date: 3/31/2015
P.E.
Date: 4/1/2015
12:30pm Dismissal - Holy Thursday (No Extended Care)
Date: 4/2/2015
No School - Good Friday
Date: 4/3/2015
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