Kids Connection Schools

1998 Beach Park Blvd.,
San Mateo, CA, 94404-0944
     Tel: (650)578-6691
Grades: NS - 5 | 294 students
At Kids Connection, we provide a safe, stimulating and comforting environment that encourages lifelong learning.
We pride ourselves on our extraordinary academics and thus have tested consistently in the top 1% nationwide.
We do this while providing a program that emphasizes character development that helps children learn to be quality individuals and ethical leaders.
We keep class sizes small to allow individual attention for each child.
Each teacher works closely with parents and children to establish and exceed academic and developmental goals.

We encourage you to come and see for yourself our extraordinary program.
We look forward to meeting you!

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 294 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Kids Connection Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Contact School
Admissions Director Diane Marcum
Admissions Associate Kris Burke

School Notes:

At Kids Connection, we provide a safe, secure, loving and family oriented environment that encourages lifelong learning. We emphasize character development that helps children learn to be quality individuals and ethical leaders, and we value the importance of the partnership between parents and teachers. These are pillars upon which our program is built.


We invite you to come see for yourself why Kids Connection has consistently been one of the leading educators in the San Francisco Bay Area and the nation. Ranked in the top 1% of the nation, Kids Connection not only produces students that are exceptionally prepared academically but those who are also engaging and caring individuals with a quest for learning and contributing to the world. 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

Profile last updated: 09/27/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Halstrom Academy - San Mateo (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newton (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Foster City KinderCare (0.7 miles away)
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