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

Traffic Safety Updates

Traffic Safety Updates Please read for important pick up and drop off safety procedures!
Marin Headlands Adventure

Marin Headlands Adventure This October, the Sixth Grade class traveled over the Golden Gate Bridge to spend three days in the Marin Headlands! The students slept in the dorms formerly used by Fort Cronkhite soldiers as far back as WW1 and hiked the historical hills filled with bunkers and batteries.
Call of the Sea - 5th Grade Field Trip!

Call of the Sea - 5th Grade Field Trip! The 5th grade had a wonderful opportunity during October to go on a field trip called, Call of the Sea. They headed over to Sausalito and boarded the sailboat the "Seaward".
Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Halloween Block Party & Carnival!

Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Halloween Block Party & Carnival! Fun for all ages! Food, games, haunted house and prizes!

Sunday, October 26th from 1:30pm-4:00pm
Save the Date for SFB's 5th Annual Walk-a-thon!

Save the Date for SFB's 5th Annual Walk-a-thon! "Shamrock Shuffle" will be held on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the School of the Arts (SOTA) from 10:30am-2:00pm.
A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand An important letter from our Executive Parent Board Chair
September Cooking Class Recipe: Zucchini Brownies

September Cooking Class Recipe: Zucchini Brownies Our first recipe of the year!
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Upcoming Events

10am Family Mass

Date: 10/26/2014, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: St. Finn Barr Church
Men's Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: 10/26/2014, 11 AM 1 PM
Location: Goode Hall
Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Halloween Carnival

Date: 10/26/2014, 1:30 PM 4 PM
Location: 400 Block of Edna St.
12:30 Dismissal
Date: 10/27/2014
Parent - Teacher Conference Week
Date: 10/27/2014
SFB Sports Nacho Sale

Date: 10/28/2014
Location: After School!
P.E.
Date: 10/29/2014
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