Here are answers to some commonly asked questions:
When is the first day of school?
Dolores Huerta follows the SFUSD schedule, which you can see here: SFUSD Calendar
What are the school's hours?
School starts at 8:40am everyday.
You can arrive as early as 8am when the school yard is opened.
You can drop off as early as 8:20am, when supervision in the yard begins.
If you need to drop off before 8:20am, look into our extended care program.
School ends at 2:55pm everyday except Wednesday, when school is out at 1:40pm.
- Monday: 8:40am – 2:55pm
- Tuesday: 8:40am – 2:55pm
- Wednesday: 8:40am – 1:40pm
- Thursday: 8:40am – 2:55pm
- Friday: 8:40am – 2:55pm
We strongly urge you to walk, roll, or take public transit to school, but if you must drive, read about how to drop off and pickup in our White Zone.
Does the school have a uniform?
Yes, the school uniform is a heather gray shirt with black bottoms. The bottoms can be can be pants, shorts, a jumper, a skirt, etc. The only logo allowed on a shirt is the Dolores Huerta Elementary logo, but children may wear old “Fairmount” logo white shirts until they are worn out.
Shirts with the school logo can be found in our online store.
Good deals on uniforms can be found here (and some make a donation to our school): Shop for Dolores Huerta
How can I contact the school?
See our Contact Us page.
What is the extended care program?
What does the cafeteria serve for breakfast and lunch?
School menus are posted on the SFUSD Menus Page.
To see Dolores Huerta’s menu, follow the Breakfast/Lunch link under Elementary Schools — not the one under Elementary Schools with Pre-K.
How do I stay up to date on school events and announcements?
Update your contact information in ParentVue for school-generated emails and texts.
Check out the Communications page for more details and links.
How can I get involved?
Come to PTA, SSC, and ELAC meetings!
Join us at morning circle at the beginning of each day!