San Mateo Park Elementary School

161 Clark Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5, San Mateo Park Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

San Mateo Park Elementary School's student population of 325 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
325 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

San Mateo Park Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of San Mateo Park Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#2874 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Mateo Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
25-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Mateo Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
This chart display the diversity score of San Mateo Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in San Mateo Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in San Mateo Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is San Mateo Park Elementary School's ranking?
San Mateo Park Elementary School is ranked #2874 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend San Mateo Park Elementary School?
325 students attend San Mateo Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of San Mateo Park Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of San Mateo Park Elementary School?
San Mateo Park Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does San Mateo Park Elementary School offer ?
San Mateo Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is San Mateo Park Elementary School part of?
San Mateo Park Elementary School is part of San Mateo-Foster City School District.

School Reviews

5   5/16/2011
San Mateo Park School is a school that makes a difference. We certainly could afford a private school, but we couldn't find a school that offered a more dedicated team of teachers, a talented (commanding yet very connected) principal, a superior math and science curriculum (with teams that compete successfully in local and state competitions); math, science, international and just plain fun school events; and a widely diverse group of dedicated students, teachers and parents. My kindergartner taught me that egg laying animals are called oviporous which she learned in this learning segment on ducks. The K classes have incubators and are leaning all about a duck's lifecycle. This is a great school for my daughter!
- Posted by Parent - karen

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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