Mary McKeever, Principal

“St. Philip’s School is a place where academic excellence and faith based learning combine to create an environment where students can succeed.”

Principal Mary McKeever


Welcome to St. Philip’s School of San Francisco, located in the heart of the Noe Valley. Celebrating 80 years of service to the families of San Francisco, St. Philip’s School is a place where academic excellence and faith-based learning combine to create an environment where students can succeed.

Our school opened in 1938 serving students from kindergarten through 7th grade. Today St. Philip’s School educates students from pre-school through 8th grade, including a transitional kindergarten class.

The Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary dedicated themselves to the students of the school for 50 years, up until 1990. Since then, the school’s foundation in faith has been continued and nurtured, and is based on the teachings of the Gospel. Our students understand that love of God and service to others are the cornerstone of our Catholic tradition.

With a notable record in academic excellence, St. Philip’s graduates are accepted into San Francisco’s top high schools, where they thrive. Meeting the needs of all learners is at the heart of instruction here at St. Philip’s.

Along with a rigorous curriculum, our students are given opportunities to succeed through a variety of enrichment classes, including Spanish, Art, Music, Technology, and PE. The school’s mission is to educate the whole child, and to help everyone reach his/her fullest potential.

A dedicated faculty and staff provides guidance and support for all students and works closely with administration to create a motivated and loving environment that supports our students’ learning and growth.

St. Philip’s School of San Francisco is proud of its incredibly strong, tight-knit community. Parents, the primary educators of their children, play an important role in supporting the school through their involvement both within and beyond the classroom.

I encourage you to come visit our wonderful school, and see the spirit of our Bruins, in a place where faith, academics, and community combine to give our students a memorable learning experience.

Ms. Mary McKeever
Principal