San Mateo-Foster City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 11,815 students in San Mateo-Foster City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in San Mateo-Foster City School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in San Mateo-Foster City School District are College Park Elementary School, Foster City Elementary School and Brewer Island Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. San Mateo-Foster City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

San Mateo-Foster City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
San Mateo-Foster City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
21 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
11,815 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
501 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

San Mateo-Foster City School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#318 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Mateo-Foster City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Mateo-Foster City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Mateo-Foster City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.74
0.64
# American Indian Students
13 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3,367 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
28%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,113 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
54%
# Black Students
110 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,934 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
25%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
254 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,024 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,632
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,359
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,336
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,244
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,245
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,294
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,229
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,260
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,216
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,688 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,131 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$162 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of San Mateo-Foster City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$167 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of San Mateo-Foster City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,688
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in San Mateo-Foster City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,131
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in San Mateo-Foster City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best San Mateo-Foster City School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
College Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
715-a Indian Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7691
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #22.
Foster City Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
461 Beach Park Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7522
Grades: K-5
| 894 students
Rank: #33.
Brewer Island Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1151 Polynesia Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7532
Grades: K-5
| 573 students
Rank: #44.
Bowditch Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1450 Tarpon St.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7680
Grades: 6-8
| 1,025 students
Rank: #55.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
841 Gull Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7500
Grades: K-5
| 759 students
Rank: #66.
Baywood Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7511
Grades: K-5
| 737 students
Rank: #77.
North Shoreview Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1301 Cypress Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7588
Grades: K-8
| 348 students
Rank: #88.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2320 Newport St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7544
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #99.
George Hall Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
130 San Miguel Way
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7533
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1010.
Meadow Heights Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2619 Dolores St.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7566
Grades: K-5
| 323 students
Rank: #1111.
Borel Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
425 Barneson Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7670
Grades: 6-8
| 1,078 students
Rank: #1212.
Beresford Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 28th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7551
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
Rank: #1313.
Bayside Academy
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2025 Kehoe Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7660
Grades: K-8
| 899 students
Rank: #1414.
Parkside Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1685 Eisenhower St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7575
Grades: K-5
| 204 students
Rank: #1515.
Laurel Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
316 36th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7555
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: #1616.
Abbott Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 36th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 851 students
Rank: #1717.
Fiesta Gardens International Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Bermuda Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7737
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1818.
San Mateo Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
161 Clark Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7577
Grades: K-5
| 386 students
Rank: #1919.
Sunnybrae Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1031 S. Delaware St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7599
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #2020.
Lead Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
949 Ocean View Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7550
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
1170 Chess Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7240
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 11,815 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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