After School Programs

Thanks to after school programs, young people can transition from the structure of a regulated school day into a fun, engaging environment that also promotes studying, socializing, self-expression, and personal growth.

For Francisco Middle School Students

Each afternoon kicks off with a community gathering followed by homework/academic time. Then kids break into groups depending on what kind of recreation or enrichment club they’ve chosen. For example, they can choose to play sports, take up cooking, fix/repair bikes, make a video, or skateboard. The possibilities go on and on!

This Beacon After School Program is offered every school day afternoon, from 3:26 pm–6:26 pm. There is no cost to attend. Space is limited, but any child attending Francisco Middle School may apply. For more details and information on how to apply, please visit the North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center Web site or contact Ed Cheveres, NBC Beacon Center Program Manager at or Erika Castro, Assistant Program Manager at or you can call them at 415.398.5015.


For Galileo High School Students

This no-cost program focuses on keeping students on the best path to success in life. They receive a comprehensive afterschool program that includes academic support plus generous amounts of enrichment and recreational activities. We work together toward achieving high school graduation and a readiness for college and work.

This Futurama After School Program is offered every school day afternoon from the end of the school day to 6:05 pm. Space is limited but any student attending Galileo High School may apply. For program details and information on how to apply, please visit the North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center Web site.

For more information or if you have questions about Galileo High School after school program, please contact Rahul Sharma, Galileo High School Teens Program Manager, at 415.749.3447, ext. 3119 or

The after school programs described above are ExCEL programs of the San Francisco Unified School District. They are part of North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center, and they partner with Francisco Middle School, Galileo High School, and TEL HI.


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