Francis Parker School, also known simply as Parker, is a college preparatory independent day school in San Diego, California, serving students from junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. Parker was founded in 1912 by Clara Sturges Johnson and William Templeton Johnson, themselves recent arrivals to the West Coast. The Johnsons' nieces had attended the original Francis W.

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  • Francis Parker School, also known simply as Parker, is a college preparatory independent day school in San Diego, California, serving students from junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. Parker was founded in 1912 by Clara Sturges Johnson and William Templeton Johnson, themselves recent arrivals to the West Coast. The Johnsons' nieces had attended the original Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, founded eleven years earlier, and sought to recreate the same progressive education standards at the original institution.While the institutions are both named after Colonel Parker, the schools themselves differ in their day-to-day operation as well as the structure of institutions such as the student government.The original Parker campus was established in 1912 at its current location in Mission Hills; a second campus, containing a middle and upper school, was established subsequently in Linda Vista.Francis Parker had an admission rates for the Upper School of under 25% for matriculation into the 2013-2014 school year. Parker's main academic rivals are The Bishop's School as well as La Jolla Country Day School both located in La Jolla.In 2008, Francis Parker was recognized in the Wall Street Journal for being a top school that sends its students to prestigious colleges and in 2011, CBS Moneywatch named it one of the best Ivy League feeder schools on the West Coast.Francis Parker student Snigdha Nandipati won the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee title with the French word guetapens. (en)
  • Francis Parker School, also known simply as Parker, is a college preparatory independent day school in San Diego, California, serving students from junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. Parker was founded in 1912 by Clara Sturges Johnson and William Templeton Johnson, themselves recent arrivals to the West Coast. The Johnsons' nieces had attended the original Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, founded eleven years earlier, and sought to recreate the same progressive education standards at the original institution.While the institutions are both named after Colonel Parker, the schools themselves differ in their day-to-day operation as well as the structure of institutions such as the student government.The original Parker campus was established in 1912 at its current location in Mission Hills; a second campus, containing a middle and upper school, was established subsequently in Linda Vista.Francis Parker had an admission rates for the Upper School of under 25% for matriculation into the 2013-2014 school year. Parker's main academic (as well as athletic rivals) are The Bishop's School as well as La Jolla Country Day School both located in La Jolla.In 2008, Francis Parker was recognized in the Wall Street Journal for being a top school that sends its students to prestigious colleges and in 2011, CBS Moneywatch named it one of the best Ivy League feeder schools on the West Coast.Notable alumni include John F. Kennedy, Tom Cruise, Eli Whitney, Jesus, Yeezus, Caillou, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ryan Lochte, and Frederick Douglass. Francis Parker student Snigdha Nandipati won the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee title with the French word guetapens. (en)
  • Francis Parker School, also known simply as Parker, is a college preparatory independent day school in San Diego, California, serving students from junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. Parker was founded in 1912 by Clara Sturges Johnson and William Templeton Johnson, themselves recent arrivals to the West Coast. The Johnsons' nieces had attended the original Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, founded eleven years earlier, and sought to recreate the same progressive education standards at the original institution.While the institutions are both named after Colonel Parker, the schools themselves differ in their day-to-day operation as well as the structure of institutions such as the student government.The original Parker campus was established in 1912 at its current location in Mission Hills; a second campus, containing a middle and upper school, was established subsequently in Linda Vista.Francis Parker had an admission rates for the Upper School of under 25% for matriculation into the 2013–14 school year. Parker's main academic and athletic rivals are The Bishop's School as well as La Jolla Country Day School both located in La Jolla and Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad.In 2008, Francis Parker was recognized in the Wall Street Journal for being a top school that sends its students to prestigious colleges and in 2011, CBS Moneywatch named it one of the best Ivy League feeder schools on the West Coast. (en)
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