FAQ’s

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?

Start time is 8:30am everyday. School ends at 2:50pm everyday except Thursday, when school is out at 1:35pm:

  • Monday:  8:30am – 2:50pm
  • Tuesday:  8:30am – 2:50pm
  • Wednesday:  8:30am – 2:50pm
  • Thursday:  8:30am – 1:35pm
  • Friday:  8:30am – 2:50pm

We strongly urge you to walk, roll, or take public transit to school, but if you must drive, read about how drop off and pickup in our White Zone.

Where is the school?

Dolores Huerta is located at:

65 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA 94131

Does the school have a uniform?

Yes, the school uniform is a heather gray shirt with black pants or a black skirt. The only logo allowed on a shirt is the Dolores Huerta Elementary logo.

Children may also wear old Fairmount white shirts (but not plain white shirts) until they are worn out or the 2020-2021 school year, whichever happens first.

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?

Before and After School care is provided on school grounds by the Mission YMCA.

You can read more about it here.

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?
Check out the Communications page for details.
How can I get involved?
Volunteer!   <<add link>>

Come to PTA, SSC and ELAC meetings!

Join us at morning circle at the beginning of each day!