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PARKER COMMUNITY WAYS OF BEING
by Head of Upper School Dr. Monica Gillespie

Being an educator who is also a parent has its advantages. It also has a downside. Toggling between the two roles isn’t easy, especially when I encounter those “teachable moments” with my children. READ MORE
CHARACTER BUILDING: A LOWER SCHOOL PERSPECTIVE
by Head of Lower School Dr. Bob Gillingham

As a young principal years ago, I came to appreciate the power of teams to shape school culture, and it eventually became my dissertation topic. However, the road to that understanding was long and occasionally rocky. READ MORE
TEAMWORK IN MIDDLE SCHOOL
by Head of Middle School Dan Lang

Built into just about every experience at Parker, students have the opportunity to learn about both leadership and teamwork. From structured character education lessons that embrace the ethical framework of S.T.R.I.V.E... READ MORE

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Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Mission Hills Campus Lower School

4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
 

Linda Vista Campus Middle/Upper School

6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900