San Mateo-Foster City School District

1170 Chess Dr.
Foster City, CA 94404-1107
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

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%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 10,953 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).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
22 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
10,953 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
503 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

San Mateo-Foster City School District, which is ranked #313 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#213 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of San Mateo-Foster City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.73
0.63
# American Indian Students
7 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3,208 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,007 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
56%
# Black Students
80 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,305 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
21%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
228 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,117 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,309
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,188
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,270
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,244
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,264
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,230
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,107
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,160
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,181
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,197 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,967 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$167 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$175 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,197
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,967
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best San Mateo-Foster City School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
College Park Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
715-a Indian Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7691
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #22.
Brewer Island Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1151 Polynesia Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7532
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #33.
Beach Park Elementary School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1058 Shell Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7700
Grades: K-5
| 71 students
Rank: #44.
Foster City Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
461 Beach Park Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7522
Grades: K-5
| 854 students
Rank: #55.
Bowditch Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1450 Tarpon St.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7680
Grades: 6-8
| 970 students
Rank: #66.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
841 Gull Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7500
Grades: K-5
| 682 students
Rank: #77.
North Shoreview Montessori
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1301 Cypress Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7588
Grades: K-8
| 290 students
Rank: #88.
Baywood Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Alameda De Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7511
Grades: K-5
| 637 students
Rank: #99.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2320 Newport St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7544
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #1010.
Parkside Montessori
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1685 Eisenhower St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7575
Grades: K-5
| 277 students
Rank: #1111.
Borel Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
425 Barneson Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7670
Grades: 6-8
| 1,002 students
Rank: #1212.
George Hall Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
130 San Miguel Way
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7533
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #1313.
Bayside Academy
Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2025 Kehoe Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7660
Grades: K-8
| 898 students
Rank: #1414.
Meadow Heights Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2619 Dolores St.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7566
Grades: K-5
| 299 students
Rank: #1515.
Abbott Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 36th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 764 students
Rank: #1616.
Beresford Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 28th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7551
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #1717.
Laurel Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
316 36th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7555
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #1818.
Fiesta Gardens International Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Bermuda Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 312-7737
Grades: K-5
| 465 students
Rank: #1919.
San Mateo Park Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
161 Clark Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7577
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #2020.
Sunnybrae Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1031 S. Delaware St.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 312-7599
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #2121.
Lead Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
949 Ocean View Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 312-7550
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
1170 Chess Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 312-7766
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 22 schools
  • Grades: K-8
  • Enrollment: 10,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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