The San Bruno Park School District is comprised of seven elementary schools and one middle school, with a total…More enrollment of more than 2,600 students. The schools in the district have received a number of accolades, including California Distinguished School awards, California Business for Excellence in Education awards and Danford Foundation Grant awards for instructional technology. The district also has state-sponsored pre-schools at a number of school sites. According to recent standardized test results, San Bruno Park students scored proficient or higher in math and English/language arts, but were slightly below the state average in science and history/social studies. The superintendent is Dr. David Hutt.
Monte Verde Park Oakmont Dr & Evergreen Dr, San Bruno, CA94066 Located behind Monte Verde Elementary School, Monte Verde Park features a large grass area for soccer games and benches.
Lomita Park Elementary School 200 Santa Helena Ave, San Bruno, CA94066 Lomita Park Elementary School is a K-5 school for San Bruno students in the Millbrae School District. Lomita Park…More Elementary is a California Distinguished School and has received the J. Russell Kent Award for exemplary after school programs. In 2009, the school increased its API score by 111 points, which was the highest increase in San Mateo County. Lomita Park Elementary is a "pod" institution, which operates on the philosophy that the school has a minimum number of walls but maximum collaboration between staff and students. Lynne Ferrario is the principal.
Belle Air Elementary School 450 3rd Ave, San Bruno, CA94066 Belle Air Elementary hosts kindergarten through 5th grade and is part of the San Bruno Park School District. The…More school has implemented several programs to help students' academic performance, including hiring a reading intervention teacher, adding an after-school program with homework support and extracurricular activities beginning in the first grade, and a math software program for the second and third grades. The principal is Michael Rothhammer.
Rollingwood Elementary is part of the San Bruno Park School District, and serves K-6 students in the Rollingwood…More subdivision.
The school, which emphasizes being "Healthy and Green," has been presented with the J. Russell Kent award by the San Mateo County School Boards Association for exemplary programs. The Learning Center was established to focus on fluency and literacy for Rollingwood's English Learner and intervention students.
In addition to its core curriculum, the school offers after-school and intervention programs, including fencing, hip hop, cheerleading, a writer's workshop and circus school.
The school is one of the schools in the district to have an API of 800 or higher.
Designated a California Distinguished School, El Crystal Elementary is a K-5 school in the San Bruno Park School…More District. The school is also a Demonstration School for the Integration of Curriculum and Technology. El Crystal is also one of five schools in the district with an Academic Performance Index of 800 or higher.
The school has been the recipient of more than $230,000 in donations from the Danford Foundation to support and enhance its curriculum through the use of laptop computers, wireless Internet access, iPod Touches and sophisticated, relevant software programs, such as Inspiration, Reading Counts, MathLive and Ticket to Read.
Bethany Presbyterian Church has been in San Bruno since 1956, when it began meeting in the U.S. Navy chapel on the…More old base at Tanforan Park. The church now rests on a hillside on Rosewood Drive near John Muir Elementary School, and has a meditation trail and a hillside meeting space for Easter services.
The church also hosts a number of community events, such as its open mic night, which is held every Saturday in the sanctuary.
Bethany also houses Mohk Yang Presbyterian Church, which holds services in Korean, and Tam Popo, a Japanese-language preschool for families temporarily living in the U.S.