Gelb Teaching Institute 2726 Broadway, Redwood City, CA94062 Established in 1939, Gelb Teaching Institute is an historical part of the Redwood City community. At this location,…More it offers music instruction, with lessons in guitar, drums, bass, piano and voice. The teachers are experienced and friendly and provide excellent instruction. Contact the Gelb Teaching Instiute by telephone to schedule private lessons.
John Gill Elementary is known for its award-winning multi-age program and performing arts focus. While most…More classrooms have traditional single-grade classrooms, students have the option to stay with the same teacher for three years. This allows the teacher and student to develop a strong sense of community, consistency, and accountability. The older students have the opportunity to be teachers for the younger ones. The program won the Golden Bell Award in 2006 and prestigious Kent Award in 2007-2008.</p>
<p>While most schools have cut their arts funding, John Gill makes it a point to incorporate the performing arts program into the curriculum. Some features include twice-weekly dance instruction, public performances, and music (instrumental and theory.) Every child will participate in at least one public dance performance each year. </p>
Our Lady of Mount Carmel is one of the oldest schools in the Peninsula. It is a Catholic Pre-School – 8…More elementary school in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, serving the Redwood City community since 1885.</p>
<p>All of the teachers are fully credentialed and have been teaching for a combined average of 15 years; many hold advanced degrees. The faculty includes teacher aides in all primary grades, Physical Education, Music and Spanish instructors for all grades, school band and after school sports programs for grades 4 – 8, as well as both Resource and Enrichment teachers.</p>
<p>More than just an educational institution, Our Lady of Mount Carmel emphasizes community service and giving back to the community. A year-round service program is a large component of the education. In 1999, the Citizens Scholarship Foundation of America awarded the school a grant for recognition of community involvement. In the past couple of decades, the Sequoia Foundation—an organization that recognizes Redwood City students and adults for outstanding volunteer service to their community—has awarded 12 Mount Carmel graduates. Alumni are always involved in the school and 50-year reunions are held with regularity. </p>