Prospective Families

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Jose Ortega is offering a new General Education Pre-K class starting the Fall of 2015. If you are interested in applying for the program, applications are available in the school’s main office, M-F 7:30am to 3pm.

We’ll be hosting another school tour on Tuesday, April 7th at 8 am. This is another chance to visit the school and see some of the teachers in action. Please sign up for a tour.


Gopher Hole Productions shot this video highlighting some of what makes Jose Ortega Elementary School special. Watch the video to learn about our school — includes info about the revitalization our play structure, greening efforts at the school, art at Jose Ortega, parent testimonials and much more.
Jose Ortega video

Current Families

The upcoming events calendar for Jose Ortega:
Tuesday, 3/24 6PM – All SFUSD Mandarin Immersion families are welcome to attend this month’s Jinshan Mandarin Education Council meeting. We’ll be welcoming new Kinder families & discussing SFUSD resources for the Mandarin Immersion program.
Wednesday, 3/25 6PM – JOES New Family Welcome Night. Visit your new school, meet the principal, as well as some current families. Light snacks will be served. Of course, your children are welcome too.
Monday, 3/30 – Friday, 4/3 – Spring Break – School will resume April 6th.
Sunday, 4/26 5PM to 9PM – JOES Spring Social. Join parents and friends from your school community for an evening of adult fun at The Residence Bar, 718 14th St., San Francisco


Thank you to our generous donors!
We were able to raise $10,000 for our Education fund during GivingTuesday thanks to some very generous donors!

Please consider donating to the Jose Ortega Education Fund this year!

Your tax deductible donation helps provide many important supplies, programs and activities for our school. Last year over $100,000 was raised through the education fund and Donors Choose to support the teachers and children at Jose Ortega. This year we would like to break that record and give our children the very best we can. Please support our teachers and kids!