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.
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.
The school has won a number of awards and distinctions for its innovative approaches to education.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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.