801 Redwood Shores Pkwy.
Redwood City, CA 94065
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sandpiper Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Sandpiper Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sandpiper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Sandpiper Elementary School's student population of 592 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandpiper Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sandpiper Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
42%
12%
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Hispanic
8%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
30%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
19%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandpiper Elementary School's ranking?

Sandpiper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What schools are Sandpiper Elementary School often compared to?

Sandpiper Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Redwood Shores Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Sandpiper Elementary School?

592 students attend Sandpiper Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

42% of Sandpiper Elementary School students are Asian, 30% of students are White, 19% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sandpiper Elementary School?

Sandpiper Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sandpiper Elementary School offer ?

Sandpiper Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is Sandpiper Elementary School part of?

Sandpiper Elementary School is part of Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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