San Mateo Park Elementary School
San Mateo Park Elementary School serves 386 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
San Mateo Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
San Mateo Park Elementary School's student population of 386 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
San Mateo Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of San Mateo Park Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6454 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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!
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