Redwood High School is the continuation high school that works in conjunction with the other four high schools in…More Redwood City. It offers classes for students behind in their credits to ensure that they graduate on time. At the school, teachers provide a more tailored education with the understanding that not all students learn the same way.</p>
<p>Enrollment is limited and students must be enrolled in work experience or another education or vocational program like ROP or OICW. Students age 16 to 18 can apply upon recommendation from a counselor and an administrator from one of the other four high schools. Parents can also initiate an enrollment request for their student. They can earn credits from any community college as well. Every month students are evaluated and must earn a certain number of points from academic performance, attendance and work experience.</p>
<p>From 2000 to 2005, it was a State of California Model Continuation High School awardee.</p>
San Mateo County Office of Education 101 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City, CA94065 The County Office of Education is an educational service agency serving all 24 school districts in San Mateo County,…More including the three in Redwood City: Sequoia Union High School District, Redwood City Elementary School District, and the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District. The office serves as the liaison between the California Department of Education and local districts. Over 9,000 personnel provide support and monitoring to school districts in: business management, financial auditing, data processing, payroll accounting, human resources, legal services, school district boundaries, state financial standards, and teacher credential registration. It provides Special Education Services, Student Services Division, and Internal Business Services.
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>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. </p>
Sequoia High School opened on September 15, 1895, and is the oldest high school in the Bay Area. It originated as a…More preparatory high school for Stanford University and earned the name "Sequoia" for the majestic redwood trees. One of the most notable features of the school is the tower, which was modeled after Stanford University's tower.</p>
<p>Housing grades 9-12, Sequoia High is one of the few high schools in the Bay Area to offer International Baccalaureate (IB) classes in addition to Advanced Placement (AP) classes.</p>
<p>The school provides "Personalized Learning Communities," a house program implemented in 2002 that bases placement on areas of interest. The houses include Quartz, Amethyst, Jade, Pre-Academy (Turquoise) and Emerald, each with certain emphases. The high school also offers several unique programs, such as the business/information technology program, which focuses on providing courses for careers in business and information technology. The electronic arts academy is a separate program where students can earn college credit through Canada College.</p>
Abraham's Vision 270 Chestnut St Ste 202, Redwood City, CA94063 Abraham's Vision is an organization that develops programs, workshops and presentations, with the goal of helping create…More peace between Muslims and Jews, Arabs and Israelis. Its Unity Program is geared towards high school students and focuses on teaching about Jewish and Muslim identities. Its office is located in a shared complex on Chestnut Street in Redwood City.
Sylvan Learning Center 900 Main St, Redwood City, CA94063 Located on a tree-lined stretch of Main Street is one of the city's most popular tutoring centers, Sylvan. This…More nationwide chain offers after-school and Saturday educational assistance to children in elementary, middle and high schools. Sylvan also offers SAT/ACT and State test preparation and teaches study skills.
The Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula offers numerous after-school programs for children ages six to 18. The…More activities fall into five core program areas: Academics, Physical Education, Science & Technology, Social Education and Visual & Performing Arts. The club also offers two specialty programs: Triple Play, and the Center for a New Generation, which provide targeted support to select members. At the club in Redwood City, they offer classes to those struggling with high school classes in addition to several sports, music and arts programs. There is a complete recording studio complete with several musical instruments. There is film equipment with editing software for those with a passion for film. A photo shoot backdrop with cameras is also available for those interested in photography. </p>
<p>The Redwood City location is just one of seven sites located in the most challenged areas of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and Redwood City.</p>
College Counseling Service 617 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA94063 Barbara Menta's College Counseling Service is offered to high school juniors and seniors who would like an extra…More edge in the college admissions process. Guiding students since the '90s, Menta aims to put your child in the best possible college.
Tutor Works 652 Bair Island Rd Ste 210, Redwood City, CA94063 Located in a tree-shaded business park on Bair Island Road, Tutor Works is one of the city's most popular tutoring…More centers. This tutoring center with locations in Florida offers after school and Saturday educational assistance to children in elementary, middle, and high schools. They also offers SAT/ACT and State test preparation and teaches study skills.
One On One Basketball 1020 Haven Ave, Redwood City, CA94063-4308 One on One Basketball is a chain that hosts basketball leagues, clinics, camps and after-school programs. It was founded…More by Arthur Jackson and Neil Phillips to provide off-season training and help for high school basketball players. In addition to clinics, it provides events for birthdays and after school programs for lacross, volleyball, golf and flag football.
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 9<sup>th</sup> and 10<sup>th</sup> 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.