Woodside High School 199 Churchill Ave, Woodside, CA94062 Woodside High School is a public institution in the Sequoia Union High School District. It serves approximately 1,800…More students in grades nine through 12. The school follows the standard state curriculum. It was established in 1958. It offers substantial extracurricular and enrichment activities, including athletics, robotics and performing arts programs.
Woodside Elementary School 3195 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA94062 Woodside Elementary School is a public school. It serves approximately 450 students from Kindergarten through eighth…More grade. It has received a number of awards and accolades. The school follows standard state curriculum and offers a variety of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities.
Redwood Shores Elementary 225 Shearwater Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA94065 Redwood Shores Elementary is a public elementary school located in Redwood Shores. The school teaches children in grades…More K through 5, in line with the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary District regulations. It also offers an array of extracurricular and educational enrichment programs, tailored to fit individual student's needs. The school's PTA engages parents and the greater community.
Sequoia Union School District schools was founded in 1895 and serves 8,200 students through the district. The…More district schools located in Redwood City are: Adult School, Sequoia High School, Middle College (a collaboration with Cañada College), Redwood City High School, and Everest Public High School and Summit Prepatory High School, which operate independently of the district but lie within the boundaries.
In 2009-10, all of the district's comprehensive high schools made Newsweek's list of top high schools and ranked in the top tier of the state's similar-school rankings.
The District emphasizes the California High School Exit Exam and UC college requirements to students. They also provide a Teen Wellness Center, which provides physical exams, pregnancy prevention and reproductive health care, crisis management, and other services. The Center is staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, a psychologist, an eligibility worker, a social worker and other health care professionals.
Everest Public High School 305 Main St, Redwood City, CA94063 An offspring of the Summit Prep Charter High School, Everest is currently is its second and is attended by…More 9th and 10th graders. As Summit Prep continued to grow, the Board of Directors and faculty felt that increasing the school's size would compromise the purpose of the small charter school. Instead, Everest was created in 2008. Each grade has about 100 students and continues to expand once the first graduating class receives their diplomas in 2014. Everest High is a public school, but students must apply by filling out an application. The simple application does not determine who is accepted. This is done by a random lottery system to reflect the diverse applicant pool. Everest uses the cohort modeling, where every student takes the same classes and aren't separated into advanced classes vs. lower level classes. The school is temporarily located in an office building and will tentatively move in the upcoming year.
Hoover Community School places an emphasis on language arts, mathematics, English language development, science and…More technology. Located near public libraries in Redwood City, the Boys & Girls Club, and Hoover Park, it is well situated in a very active community. Teachers use research-based instructional strategies, receive ongoing staff development, and design curriculum to best meet student needs. Instruction is rigorous and based on the state standards for each subject area. The school has partnered with the Sobrato Foundation to support Spanish and English language development for grades pre-kindergarten to third grade. Hoover has school-wide Internet access, more than 250 Macintosh computers, and two computer labs.
San Mateo County Office of Education Instructional Services Divi 101 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City, CA94065 The San Mateo County Office of Education Instructional Services Division is a government office that provides…More services and resources for public school teachers and classrooms. It provides beginning teacher support and assessment, professional development services, educational technology, preschool resources and more.
Associated Learning and Language Specialists (ALLS) 1060 Twin Dolphin Dr # 100, Redwood City, CA94065 Associated Learning & Language Specialists (ALLS) is a special needs educational organization. The organization…More specializes in providing speech and occupational therapy, educational services, behavior therapy, early intervention center up to age 3, and support to individuals and schools throughout the Bay Area. Specific services offered include speech, occupational and educational therapies, therapeutic listening, parent education services and contract special ed staffing for public school districts. In addition to its therapeutic and contract services, ALLS runs an early childhood special education school for children up to 6 years old.
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.
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.