Kids Connection Elementary School

  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 192
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
  • Address
  • 1998 Beach Park Ave
  • Foster City, CA 94404
  • Phone
  • (650) 578-6691
  • Other Details
  • Principal or Admin: Diane Marcum
  • Fax: (650) 372-0583
  • Website:
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School Description

At Kids Connection Elementary School, we are committed to a learning environment that is academically challenging, nurturing, and emphasizes good character development. Providing a personalized, affordable approach to education for high achieving students, our students rank consistently in the top 1% on national tests. Four themes accurately describe Kids Connection Elementary School:  a safe, secure, loving environment; a strong academic program that encourages lifelong learning; emphasis on character development that helps children learn to be quality individuals and ethical leaders; importance of partnership between parents and teachers in these endeavors. These are the pillars upon which our program is built. Kids Connection\\\'s academic foundation helps children achieve their fullest potential and prepares them well for life and their future education. The staff consists of credentialed educators focused on providing a well-rounded program, instilling good values and confidence necessary for success. The program focuses on parent, student and teacher cooperation and enriches students through technological resources and hands-on experiences.  Kids Connection school also offers a full range of before and after school programs, and camps.


Our school is the only private elementary school in beautiful Foster City, California, located 20 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of Silicon Valley. Our test scores confirm we have some of the highest achieving students on the Peninsula. We are proud of our highly achieving students and multi-cultural atmosphere. Here at Kids Connection we:

  • rank in the top 1% of schools nationwide

  • offer strong accelerated academic programs

  • include computer, P.E., music, and foreign language in our program

  • use state-of-the-art technology to enhance learning

  • have low student to teacher ratio

  • offer on-site extracurricular enrichment programs

  • offer before and after school care, as well as day camps 

  • employ teachers who are California credentialed

  • provide safe, secure, and loving environments that emphasize character development in all our students


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3 reviews for Kids Connection Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on March 23, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I rate this school a 5 out of 5!
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on November 07, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Attending Kids Connection has been a great decision for our family. Their dedicated staff and a smaller, more intimate setting that features a more rigorous academic program than available at other schools speak for themselves, with three children graduating from Kids Connection with acceptances to their first choice middle schools. Our oldest, now two years into her middle school experience, credits Kids Connection with preparing her to succeed in the advanced academic environment of one of the Bay Area's most prominent private middle schools. With our youngest child entering 2nd grade we look frward to four more years in the KC family. We recommend Kids Connection to all our friends without reservation. It is a wonderful place to learn.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We have two children currently attending Kids Connection. They both started at the preschool and are now in the elementary school. When we were deciding on a school for them, our first concern was a safe and loving environment, small (family oriented) school but with strong academics. Our children are doing very well. By the time they reach their final years at Kids Connection, I know without a doubt, that they received the best foundation for their education that will follow them throughout the rest of their school years. In my opinion, the early years are the most critical in a child’s life. This is also the time when habits are formed and will remain with them throughout their lifetime.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 192
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 16
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
  • Percent Minority Students: 50.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 84 (43.8%)
  • Females: 108 (56.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kids Connection Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kids Connection Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade3216.7%
2nd Grade3819.8%
3rd Grade3518.2%
4th Grade2814.6%
5th Grade2010.4%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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