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City of Redwood City Department of School Community
1017 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063
The City of Redwood City Department of School Community is responsible for the scheduling and implementation of specialMore programs, events and policies encouraging the participation of elementary and middle school children and parents.
Sylvan Learning Center
900 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063
Located on a tree-lined stretch of Main Street is one of the city's most popular tutoring centers, Sylvan. ThisMore 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.  
Kings Mountain Learning Center
211 Swett Rd, Redwood City, CA 94062
Located in the Kings Mountain Elementary School off Skyline Drive, the Children's Center provides after-school care forMore students from k -fifth grade. The Center provides an invaluable service for local families. It features a Homework Club and a caring, creative director. The afterschool program serves as a natural extension and complement to the school as well as the community. Well-attended and popular, the center operates throughout the school year, also providing child care coverage during many school holidays.
Tutor Works
652 Bair Island Rd Ste 210, Redwood City, CA 94063
Located in a tree-shaded business park on Bair Island Road, Tutor Works is one of the city's most popular tutoringMore 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.  
Taft Elementary School
903 10th Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063

While adhering to the California State Standards, Taft Community School tries to get every student performing atMore their grade level or above. Taft has several different types of classes depending grade levels: Spanish alternative and English Only (SEI) classrooms at the kindergarten, first, and second grades; third grade transition classes; third through fifth EO (SEI); one K through 4th grade district Special Day Class; and one 1st through 4th grade district Special Day Class.

In addition to the school's core curriculum, enrichment opportunities include science enrichment, art, singing, dance, gardening and environmental studies, field trips and social justice. Each year, a special team of 4th and 5th grade students is chosen to become Peace Patrol participants. This team wears official Peace Patrol vests and is trained to use specific P.E.A.C.E.

North Star Academy
400 Duane St, Redwood City, CA 94062

North Star Academy is an elementary school that offers a "Differentiated Instruction" program, which avoids theMore repetitive education that can occur in traditional classrooms. A constantly changing curriculum ensures students won't tire of their classes and broadens their perspective and knowledge across subjects. The Enrichment Program allows students to participate in a range of activities from puppetry to stock market studies to multimedia presentation. All activities culminate in a project or exhibit demonstrated at a school-wide assembly.  

Students must apply to attend North Star and are scored according to a rubric based on: math academic scores, language arts/reading academic scores, SAGES-2 Reasoning assessment scores, academic performance based on student report cards, and task commitment based on student report cards.

Students who acheive an above-expected score are eligible to attend if spots are available. If there are not enough spots, a lottery of eligible students is held. 

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