HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Go back
2320 NEWPORT ST
SAN MATEO, CA 94402
Visit this school's website
Phone: 650-312-7544
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 7
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: San Mateo-foster City Elementary School District
  • Students/Teacher: 23:1
  • Students/Grade: 98.3
  • Number Students: 590
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5654
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 150
  • Principal: Ms Heather Gomez
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (19 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (16 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 4
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-06-22
    "The principal Heather Gomez is fabulous. She has fantastic management skills as well as the school version of bedside manner. I have yet to encounter a teacher I feel is below top notch. I have 2 children and have been nothing but happy with the Highlands community."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-13
    "My school seems to shine with happy energy when I approach on Bunker Hill Dr. As the school has grown and new buildings have come in, the usage of space seems well thought-out, with plenty of space for kids' recesses and activities, as well as safety preserved. There is emphasis on reading with book fairs several times a year as well as trips to the library. The adults associated with the school, whether volunteers or paid aids, remain concerned about sustaining the quality of the education, as well as preservation of a cleaned and repaired facility.When I hear that kids get to go to Highlands School, I am confident that their public education will be a great opportunity for each individual child."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-16
    "It has a great staff and an active and devoted PTA, along with eager students."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-07-06
    "Our son started kindergarten at the Highlands last fall and we've been pretty impressed, not just by the entire staff there but the curriculum as well, since day one. There is a great group of dedicated teachers and support staff whose personal and professional mission is to provide a great place for learning academics and 'lifeskills' in inspiring and fun ways. I've seen their efforts go beyond their 8-hr work day to prep for their classes, parent-teacher conferences, etc. The principal is quite an inspiration to everyone and parents like me. Parent commitment to supporting the teachers and kids is phenomenal - not just through the PTA. Some local schools have significant CST/API scores, etc. and are not as culturally diverse as the Highlands. Highlands is an academic jewel that reflects both."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-04-15
    "Our daughter is in kindergarten this year. We have found that, overall, the school is wonderful, with a great curriculum, exceptional parent involvement and warm, caring teachers who instill not only academics, but just as importantly, life skills both in and out of the classroom. The Principal is excellent and hands-on and we feel there really is a sense of community to this school. We are quite impressed with the level of parent dedication to their children's success as well as to their school experience. There are many varied programs and activities that encourage student participation and foster a love of learning. We are extremely pleased to be a part of this school."
    Page 1 of 4
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Kyle Tat
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    David Zhao of Patrick Lam & Joanne Xiang Award-Winning Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Nyrie Courtis
    CENTURY 21 Hallmark Realty
    408.­887.1524
    1898 Curtner Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95124
    Leslie Hyman
    CENTURY 21 Sunset Properties
    650.­726.6346
    700 Main Street
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
    Patrick Lin
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Dani Lai
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5200
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Lewis Xiang of Patrick Lam & Joanne Xiang Award-Winning Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Helen Yen of Dream Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5215
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Lifong Hwang
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    408.­818.0035
    3150 Almaden Expressway,
    Suite 100
    San Jose, CA 95118
    Ellen Wu
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­918.8592
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    John Kenny
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    650.­678.7761
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    Kelly Chiang
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    408.­332.7979
    10420 South De Anza Boulevard
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    Ronald Renner
    CENTURY 21 Baldini Real Estate, Inc.
    415.­587.5345
    4977 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94112
    Jack Ho
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Raymond Zhong
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    415.­508.7108
    10420 South De Anza Boulevard
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    Kevin Yu of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Loree Calderon
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    408.­445.4334
    3150 Almaden Expressway,
    Suite 100
    San Jose, CA 95118
    Michael Martinez
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Craig Thorson
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5200
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Zhen Lin
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Kristopher Beagle
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    408.­476.0568
    3150 Almaden Expressway,
    Suite 100
    San Jose, CA 95118
    Louis Woo
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Crystal Huang of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Maria Manzo
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5200
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030