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Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the school site principal and/or Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Ruth Diep, at (415) 355-7334 or diepr@sfusd.edu.  A copy of SFUSD’s uniform complaint policy is available here.

About Us

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” 

― Maya Angelou

Vision

(Our aspirations for student success)

The Drew library is a core partner in preparing students with the confidence, competence in all areas, strength and information needed to make positive choices to thrive in school and in the 21st century economic, political, cultural, and intellectual life of our nation and global society.

(The vision of our library is based on the San Francisco Unified School District Vision 2025 for our students.)

Student Access & Privacy

SFUSD, Drew and the Drew Library are committed to full access per ADA regulations and best practice as well as protecting out students privacy per COPPA - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

Please see the Student and Family Handboook for more information about student privacy, including the Media Opt Out option on page 109. (Note: the linked file is a large PDF.)

If you have any questions or issue about access or privacy, please contact me.

-Ms. Shannon, Drew Librarian 

Mission

(Our strategies for fostering student success)

The Dr. Charles Drew library strives fitful our shared responsibility in our student scholars'  success by supporting and advocating for independent educational, informational, and personal inquiry by students, staff, and families in a kind, respectful, differentiated, culturally responsive, and academically stimulating environment through:

  • fostering literacy and inquiry skills
  • instructing and assisting information literacy and technology skills
  • developing a diverse, relevant collection
  • assisting the school community in finding relevant materials and resources
  • collaborating with teachers and staff to augment teaching and support curricula
  • valuing intrinsically motivated learning and inspiring curiosity, a strong sense of community, and a vibrant connection to lifelong learning