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St. Finn Barr Catholic School invites you to consider our school for the education of your child. Admissions for the 2021-2022 school year is under way now. Please refer to the "Admissions Process" section below for details on how to schedule a visit.

We offer competitive tuition and many opportunities for students in grades K-8 to excel and achieve – a quality academic program, physical education, musical enrichment, art, religious instruction, sports and athletics, a student garden, diversity in culture and ethnicity, and a safe, family-friendly environment.

Siblings and parishioners are given first priority in admissions. All other families are considered based upon date of application and familial commitment to the shared endeavor of education.


Monday: 7:55AM - 2:00PM
Tuesday-Friday: 7:55AM - 3:00PM
Minimum Day Hours: 7:55AM - 12:30PM


St Finn Barr, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits student of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or make available to students at this school. St Finn Barr does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender or disability in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

St. Finn Barr Catholic School is currently accepting applications!

Once you are ready to apply, please submit the Application for Enrollment to Mrs. LaChon Richardson. There is no fee to apply to St. Finn Barr Catholic School.

We also accept applications via fax (415-333-9307) or mail to:

St. Finn Barr Catholic School
419 Hearst Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112

Note: For the 2021-2022 school year, we are still accepting applications for all grades.

The St. Finn Barr Admissions Process

  • Tour/Application: Parents are welcome to contact the school via phone or email to schedule a parent tour of the school. Tours are offered individually at a time that is mutually convenient for you and the principal. We are happy to connect you with currently enrolled families to allow for another perspective on school life. Applications can be submitted before, on the day of, or after touring.
  • Assessment
    • Kindergarten applicants: Kindergarten applicants are assessed 1:1 with our Kindergarten teacher during Kindergarten Assessment Day (Jan). Applicants are welcome to apply throughout the year -- as new families are welcomed based upon availability. All K assessments are by appointment only, scheduled for students who have an application on file.
    • 1st-8th grade applicants: The shadow visit (typically a full day on campus for students already in grade K-7) allows the student to gain a better sense of the learning environment and culture of the school, while also providing the classroom teachers with the opportunity to assess their learning needs.
  • Registration: Once the acceptance decision has been made, families are formally invited to register. Classroom positions are secured by the remittance of a $500 non-refundable registration fee, and students are ready to attend once their full registration packets (transcripts, immunizations, tuition, etc.) have been completed.

Orientation: Once new families have registered, they are oriented to the school through the New Parent Orientation in August just before the start of the year.

Now Offering Virtual Admissions Opportunities

While in-person tours are currently on hold, we are excited to offer you virtual opportunities to get to know our school.

Virtual Tour: Schedule a safe, personalized virtual tour of our campus. Please email Megan Kimble ( for dates/times.

We look forward to welcoming you! ☘️

Megan Kimble
School Principal
(415) 333-1800