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Southside Family Charter School Info

Our Mission and Philosophy

Southside Family School (SFS) is a small urban k-8 program dedicated to academic excellence, innovation in curriculum, and parent and community involvement. We offer small class sizes that concentrate on individualized instruction and a warm and safe learning environment.

We focus on a social justice curriculum that teaches students to be independently minded citizens who respect themselves and others. We stress basic skills, encourage creative expression and offer a range of electives. In an atmosphere free of racism, sexism, classism and homophobia, we:

*Honor diverse cultural identities
*Encourage volunteer participation
*Use the community as a classroom
*Develop curriculum
*Advocate for families
*Engage children in issues of social justice, decision-making and problem solving

Our Goals

The goals of Southside Family school are to provide Active, "hands-on" learning activities:

*Creative play and artistic expression
*Structured ("paper and pencil") individual learning
*Group discussion and problem solving
*One-on-one instruction and evaluation with a teacher
*World exploration outside of school--field trips, cultural events, etc.
*Conversations, lessons or activities led by youth or adults other than SFS staff

Southside Family Charter School is a Charter School organization
Enrollment: 85
No. of Schools: 1

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