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  • Daily religious instruction and monthly liturgy participation
  • Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies courses developed for rigor and relevancy based on Archdiocesan guidelines and the new Common Core Standards
  • FOSS Inquiry-based Science program in grades 3-5
  • Integration of Art and Music into core curriculum
  • Integrated digital literacy program using Macbooks and Ipads
  • Regular learning excursions throughout the Bay Area to support classroom instruction: Naturebridge Environmental Program (Marin Headlands), RockNWater (4th grade), Angel Island Camping (5th grade), Garden for the Environment, Civic Center visits, Sacramento Capital Tours, Service Learning, etc. 

Special Programs
  • Physical Education for grades K-8
  • Monthly Healthy Cooking Classes through CYO
  • Daily Spanish instruction for grades K-5, weekly instruction for 6-8
  • Small group instruction with instructional aides in grades K-5
  • Title 1 Resource Teacher (Catapult Learning Services)
  • On-site counseling services (USF)
  • IOWA Testing and Evaluation for grades 2-8

Extracurricular Activities
  • St. Finn Barr Athletics (Parish program for SFB school students)
  • Student Choir
  • Service Learning Programs
  • Altar Service Club
  • Student Government Club
  • Safety Patrol
  • Science Fair Projects
  • Fund drives for special causes
  • Participation in local, regional, and statewide Math, Art, Science and Writing Contests.


Compassionate Children of God
  • Respect and serve family members, classmates and those in the community
  • Live gospel values as Jesus taught us, by praying and participating in school liturgies.
  • Resolve conflicts in a peaceful manner
Critical Thinkers
  • Demonstrate proficient skills in all subjects.
  • Integrate technology throughout the curriculum.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills and apply them to real life situations
Life Long Learners
  • Observe school rules and accept the consequences of their behavior.
  • Recognize and appreciate diversity and cultures of students, faculty and staff.
  • Develop time management and organizational skills.