Device Requirements

All students are required to bring their own laptop—in working condition and fully charged—to school every day. It must be a Mac or Windows laptop, not a tablet, Chromebook or smart phone because these devices can't run course-specific software that will be installed.

Hardware—For Mac:

NOTE: The 2020 announcement by Apple of the transition away from the Intel processor architecture does not impact our recommendations for Mac devices; we anticipate that Apple and macOS software publishers will continue to support Intel-based Mac systems for at least the anticipated lifespan of the system.

Hardware—For PC:
Not supported:
  • Linux
  • Chrome OS


List of 7 frequently asked questions.



BYOD is about offering choice to members of the LWHS community. BYOD respects the personal preferences of students, offering them increased mobility and better integration of their home and school lives. It also enables them the flexibility to work in a way that optimizes their productivity.
All LWHS students, parents, faculty and community members must be familiar with the Technology Acceptable Use Policy, and must abide by it when using LWHS technological resources and infrastruture both on campus and off.

Skill Expectations for Incoming Freshmen

List of 3 items.

  • 1. Basic knowledge using a productivity suite

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  • 2. Computer literacy/skills

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  • 3. Responsible Use of Technology

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Lick-Wilmerding High School

755 Ocean Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94112 | 415.333.4021
A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.