Transition to High School

Our eighth grade graduates transition to high school with curiosity, creativity, and an excitement about learning.

Most choose to attend San Francisco Waldorf High School where they are joined by students from 35 different middle schools. Together, the students discover a unique college preparatory program grounded in the classics and engaged in the modern world.

Our students also enroll at a diversity of public, independent, and parochial schools including the following:

  • The Bay School of San Francisco
  • Drew School
  • Cate School (Carpinteria, CA)
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
  • Deerfield Academy (Deerfield, MA)
  • International High School
  • Jewish Community High School
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School
  • Lowell High School
  • Marin Academy
  • Marin Catholic High School
  • Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
  • Saint Ignatius College Preparatory
  • San Domenico School
  • San Francisco University High School
  • Santa Catalina School (Monterey, CA)
  • The Thacher School (Ojai, CA)
  • The Urban School of San Francisco
  • Washington High School
  • Woodside Priory School

The Grade School Registrar provides families with school transcripts and other records needed in the high school application process.

Admission Director Renita LiVolsi helps families explore San Francisco Waldorf High School. Contact: or (415) 213-6131.