Edison Montessori School 750 Dartmouth Ave, San Carlos, CA94070 The Edison Montessori School is a preschool for children ages 2 to 5. Located alongside theTierra Linda High School,…More which it shares a parking lot with, the school offers activities that help children learn, gain exercise and socialize. A private school of about 35 students, the school offers many activities and engagements for students and teachers.
After School at White Oaks School 1900 White Oak Way, San Carlos, CA94070 This is the on-site child care center for the White Oaks School, which serves kindergarten through 4th grade…More students. The after-school program is a continuation of the values taught at the school: a safe, joyful learning environment consisting of involved and caring parents, teachers and staff. Fun and educational experiences abound, including a Homework Club for the little ones to develop excellent study habits.
Arbor Bay School 1017 Cedar St, San Carlos, CA94070 Abor Bay School offers education to students with learning differences in kindergarten through eighth grade. Programs…More include speech and occupational therapy, social learning, music, art and physical education. The school also provides after-school and summer programs.
Morrison School Supplies 400 Industrial Rd, San Carlos, CA94070 Morrison School Supplies has been providing San Carlos with school supplies for more than 50 years. Morrison's has grown…More into the Bay Area's largest educational supplier of early childhood and elementary material. Cheap prices and friendly staff makes it a great stop for school supplies.
Established in 1975, West Bay High School is a nonprofit learning center and accredited school located on Laurel…More Street in San Carlos. The school offers home study programs for special needs students and an accelerated program for students 18 and older. The goal is a high school diploma. The school serves an average of 65 students who have fallen behind and need to catch up. Two teachers share the pedagogical responsibilities.</p>
Sequoia High School 1201 Brewster Ave, Redwood City, CA94062 Sequoia High School provides instruction for children in grades nine through 12. Some lessons and activities include…More economics, business, industrial arts, media, math, science, social studies and visual arts. It is part of the Sequoia Union High School District.
Tierra Linda Middle School 750 Dartmouth Ave, San Carlos, CA94070 Tierra Linda Middle School provides schooling for students in grades 5-8. Students are required to maintain a grade…More point average of at least 2.0. According to the most recent Academic Performance Index statistics, the school has received the highest score of 10, more than other schools in the area.
For 47 years, Heather Elementary School has sat atop the San Carlos Hills on 11 acres of land. Serving grades K-4,…More Heather is one of four elementary schools in San Carlos and is also a public charter school.</p>
<p>San Carlos School District does not provide bus transportation to or from school (except for Special Education students). San Mateo County's Sam Trans busses have set-up specific bus routes. Sam Trans can be reached at (800) 660-4287 for complete bus route and schedule information.</p>
White Oaks Elementary School is located off of Cedar Street and White Oaks Way in San Carlos.
Boasting some of…More the highest API scores on the peninsula, the school has a great reputation for being one of the best in the nation.</p>
<p>White Oaks has 374 students from Kindergarten to fourth grad. In 2000, the Board of Trustees confirmed White Oaks School's as a dependent charter conversion school. </p>
<p>The teacher-pupil ratio is 1:22.</p>
<p>Special education programs are available.</p>
Carlmont High School 1400 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA94002 Carlmont High School is part of the Sequoia Union School District. It serves approximately 2,100 students in grades 9…More through 12. The name is a portmanteau of San Carlos and Belmont. The school follows the standard state curriculum, offering a variety of Advanced Placement classes and a strong arts program. It features modern facilities and technology, offering its own theater, biotechnology and science wing, Futures Center for college guidance, student union and library.
Brittan Acres Elementary School 2000 Belle Ave, San Carlos, CA94070 Off a quiet, tree-lined street on Belle Avenue is Brittan Acres Elementary, a school of 450 students enrolled in grades…More K - 4. Aiming to prepare "students to be creative, productive and responsible citizens," the school was named a California Distinguished School in 1996. While Brittan Acres' English TAR scores increased by nearly three percent last year, its math scores dropped slightly by 0.8 percent.
For 28 years the folks at After School have been providing a safe and educational space for children in San Carlos…More and Belmont once classes end for the day. </p>
<p>At Brittan Acres, the tradition continues for kids K-4th grade.</p>
St. Charles School is a K - 8 Elementary parish school that is part of the San Francisco Archdiocesan school…More system. St. Charles School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin. </p>
<p>According to the school's website, acceptance priority of applicants is based on the following criteria:</p>
<p> Children of St. Charles Parish families</p>
<p> Children of neighboring parish families</p>
<p>Children of non-Catholic families</p>
A student's admittance is dependent upon his or her test scores, personal interviews and recommendations from preschool. Enrollment is limited to 36 students per class. The school teaches a rigid curriculum of science, math, language arts, etc. </li>
Led by teachers Nancy Martin and Catherine Heller, the Sequoia Parents Nursery School has been a favorite among…More parents and children for more than 30 years. Teaching students ages 2 to 5, this school offers education, activities, day care and friendships for young children. Tuition for 2-year-old children is $63.00 per month; 3-year-old children, $126.00 per month; and $174.00 per month for children ages 4 and 5.</p>
Kindercourt School 1601 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA94070 Kindercourt School, located on Laurel Street in downtown San Carlos, provides classes and day care services for children…More ages 3 months to 4 years old. The school offers a "Bunny Class," a full time day care with a 1:4 ratio of teachers to children ages 3 months to 2 years old, and "Duckies and Teddy Bears" for students 3 and 4 years old. Music and activities are planned throughout the day for the children. Holiday events are planned throughout the year for both parents and children. This is one of two locations in San Carlos.
The San Carlos Charter School Learning Center is a K-8 charter school. According to test scores, the school's…More students score near the top on statewide assessment tests.</p>
<p>The school was started 15 years ago, making the San Carlos Charter Learning Center is the oldest charter school in California and one of the oldest operating charter schools in the United States. Started in February of 1993 by the State of California, the school began with 85 students in 1994 and now maintains 260 children. </p>
<p>The school has won a number of awards and distinctions for its innovative approaches to education.</p>
The San Carlos School District Administrative Office is in charge of the area's four elementary schools, two middle…More schools and a charter school, which make up a district that is one of the most sought-after in the country.</p>
<p>The elementary schools include Arundel, Brittan Acres, Heather and White Oaks, while the two middle schools are Central Middle and Tierra Linda. According to the school districts website, "the percentages of San Carlos students meeting or exceeding grade level standards are significantly higher than the current state and federal thresholds for excellent schools."</p>
<p>Mark Olbert is the school board president and leads a staff including vice-president Tom Quiggle. Visit the district's website for more information, including enrollment, hours and programs available through the schools.</p>
The San Carlos School of Ballet has been developing dancers in San Carlos for over 65 years. The studio is located on…More residential, tree-lined Walnut Street in the Casa de Flores building. Founded by Anabel Mueller in 1945, the students are now taught by Karen Kirk and Michael Lowe, working with dancers from five years old up to adult students.</p>
<p>The studio offers daily classes, as well as performances and intensive training programs, focusing on classical ballet and providing a positive environment for young and older dancers alike.</p>
Established in 1948, Arundel Elementary School is one of four elementary school's in San Carlos, serving grades…More K-4. With 400 students, the school retains it's small class sizes with no classroom holding more than 20 students. </p>
<p>The school saw a 13 point increase in STAR scores in English and a 1 percent increase in math, making them the highest scoring public elementary school in San Carlos with an average of 80.3.</p>
<p>The school's website lists arrival and dismissal times for parents:</p>
<li>School begins at 8:25am for all students in grades 1-4. A warning bell rings at 8:20am.</li>
<li>Kindergarten operates on an early/late schedule. Early group runs from 8:25am to 1:35pm and late group runs from 9:10am to 2:25pm.</li>
<li>Grades 1-3 are dismissed at 2:25pm and Grade 4 is dismissed at 2:45pm. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. All grades are dismissed at 12:30 on Wednesdays.</li>
<li>Recess is from 10:15 -10:30 each day.</li>
<p>The school recently went through a renovation, construction of which was completed prior to the start of school in 2007 - 2008.</p>
<p>The principal, Mr. Steven Kaufman, can be reached at 650-508-7311.</p>
A Love of Learning 1313 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA94070 This school was ranked #3 in the 2010 San Francisco Gate's List for Best Child Care in the Bay. The full service…More tutoring business works to discover each child's specific need to create a personalized program. A Love of Learning works with students in pre-school through high school.
As one of two middle schools in San Carlos, Central Middle School boasts some of the highest test scores in the…More area.</p>
<p>STAR scores showed dramatic increases among eighth-graders in history (20 points), science (8 points) and English (5 points), though they did see a decrease in math scores this past year (2 points). Those scores, however, put Central Middle School in the upper echelon of Bay Area middle schools.</p>
<p>Principal Lynette Hovland says the school's mission statement is "to create an exemplary middle school in San Carlos for all students by providing a rich curriculum with well-defined standards that empower students to develop and appreciate learning and a commitment to responsible citizenship."</p>
<p>For parents, an online service known as "School Loop" is provided to keep them abreast of activities and happenings. Various other parent/teacher mailing lists are also available. A PTA has also been designated to ensure parent involvement in the school.</p>
<p>Central also has a vibrant and successful sports program, including basketball, soccer and baseball for both boys and girls. </p>
<p>Most students at Central come from White Oaks Elementary, Brittan Acres or Arundel.</p>
Ilene Bragman is an experienced, San Carlos-based educational consultant offering individual and small group…More instruction for students from fifth through ninth grades. She helps students learn study and organization skills and strategies for achieving academic success.</p>
<p>Ms. Bragman is a credentialed school counselor and teacher. She currently works as a middle school counselor and has taught the intervention summer school program preparing students to transition from elementary to middle school. She also consults with parents regarding these issues.</p>
Paragon Montessori 1938 Brittan Ave, San Carlos, CA94070 Paragon Montessori is a home school that works with students at young ages. It's located in a neighborhood near…More downtown. This school also has an area for exercise and playing.
The Wonder Years 2851 San Carlos Ave, San Carlos, CA94070 Established in 1989, the San Carlos branch of The Wonder Years preschool teaches kids ages 2-5. The school offers…More educational, physical, musical, and social activities for children. Computer skills are also offered at this school. Open early and closed late, the school is comprised of 75 children and requires that students attend at least two full days a week or three half days. The Wonder Years shares a parking lot with The Fale Hufanga United Methodist Church.
The Fale Hufanga Tongan United Methodist Church sits on the corner of San Carlos Avenue, on the outskirts of the…More Belmont border and shares a parking lot with The Winder Years school. The church offers weekly mass for all comers, activities, music, education, Sunday school, day-care and programs for seniors. On Sundays, led by Pastor Siosifa M. Setoki, the church has service at 11 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.</p>
<p>Parking is free.</p>
Happy Campers Preschool & Daycare Center 510 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA94070 Happy Campers is a pre-school and day care center located on Laurel Street in San Carlos. Family owned and operated…More since 1993, the school offers educational, physical and musical activities for infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages three months to three years). The center also offers a "Kid's Night Out," which provides parents with an opportunity to enjoy a night out without the kids. For more information about the services and programs offered by the center, which is currently under the direction of Audra Tsivikas, visit the Happy Campers Web site.
Founded in 1964, the Trinity Presbyterian Church has been a cornerstone of San Carlos since 1964. With nearly 500…More members comprising the congregation at this location, the church mixes new, traditional and experimental forms of worship.</p>
<p>Trinity offers communion on the first Sunday of each month, and performs weddings, hosts youth events with live music and features activities for students in elementary, middle school and high school. The towering Church is located off Alameda Street. Services are held every Sunday. </p>
Diamond Aviation, located on the San Carlos Airport grounds, is a charter service and flight school. In business for…More over 15 years, the school offers one-on-one flight lessons for helicopters and airplanes. Diamond Aviation is a certified Cessna Pilot Center and they provide private, instrument, commercial and multi-engine training for airplanes and helicopters. Their fleet consists of Diamond, Cessna and Cirrus aircraft. Diamond Aviation's charter service offers private flights and VIP service. Check out their website at www.diamondcharter.com</p>
West Valley Flying Club 795 Skyway, San Carlos, CA94070 West Valley Flying Club is a nonprofit school offering flight instruction. Since 1973, it has taught more than 10,000…More members how to fly 65 different models of airplanes. There is an experienced team of more than 50 qualified trainers offering classes for novice and advanced pilots. The school offers 100% insurance coverage and three free FAA-approved seminars, as well as skydiving, camping trips and skiing.