Serendipity School

  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 98
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2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
  • Address
  • 2820 Ponce Ave
  • Belmont, CA 94002
  • Phone
  • (650) 596-9100
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School Description

Serendipity School enrolls 98 elementary school students from grades KG-5. It is located in Belmont, CA, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $80,905.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 177
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
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2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Serendipity School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 29, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is not at all as they advertise themselves. High teacher turnover, parent input not allowed or tolerated and they are not equipped to deal with children who have any type of difference - as do most.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 02, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is of mediocre quality - teachers new and inexperienced and teacher turnover is extremely high (over half teachers left last year). Administration and owners don't want input - parents are pushed out of the school when they bring up concerns. The response is that they are just about perfect and nobody has ever complained before (hah! they don't realize that parents talk to each other?). Save your money - lots of better schools in the area.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 26, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • While the extra curricular activities are diverse and plentiful, the staff and administration are inexperienced and of mediocre quality. This school appears to do nothing to reach any kids who fall outside of the mainstream - academics are fair. A typical school environment and a big disappointment. Save your money. Directors are defensive and condescending, parents belittled and shut out.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 98
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.5
    Full-Time Teachers: 12
    Part-Time Teachers: 12
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.3
  • Percent Minority Students: 35.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 53 (54.1%)
  • Females: 45 (45.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Serendipity School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Serendipity School
  Number Percent
1st Grade1616.3%
2nd Grade1212.2%
3rd Grade1818.4%
4th Grade1010.2%
5th Grade99.2%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010
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