Jean Parker is a gem of an elementary school located in the picturesque Chinatown/North Beach neighborhood with breathtaking views. The students are high achievers who are well behaved. The school is ranked "excellent" by the California Department of Education. Jean Parker's beautiful building was redesigned in 1996 with elements from the 1911 exceptional number of enrichment programs: visual and performing arts, music - both instrumental and vocal, dance and drama, "Adventures in Music" with the San Francisco Symphony, on-site literary specialists, an extensive field trip program - including a fifth grade overnight camping trip. The school also offers full-inclusion services for Special Education. It offers Chinese Bilingual classes K-3 and has a multilingual staff. Tours are available by appointment.