Serendipity School

2820 Ponce Avenue,
Belmont, CA, 94002-0944
Tel: (650)596-9100
Our positive and progressive education draws children into an enriched learning environment.
Our differentiated curriculum enables each child to achieve high levels of personal development and education, which emphasizes Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and a strong co-curricular program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 125 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 48%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Serendipity School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,350
Tuition Notes Before and After School Program offered for an additional fee
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Mandy Rizvi
Admissions Associate Debbie Henwood

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Enhanced art, Mandarin, Music, P.E., Spanish, Technology Drama, Enhanced art, Mandarin, Music, P.E., Spanish, Technology,

School Notes:

  • Serendipity's classroom environments creatively respects the developmental needs of each student. Our programs encompass each child's participation, interest, enthusiasm, and ideas. Children are encouraged to express their ideas and follow their dreams without subjective or artificial restrictions.

  • Profile last updated: 03/27/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dawn Christian Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Belmont Gloria Dei Lutheran Elementary School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
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    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)593-3361
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.2  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
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    Belmont Oaks Academy
    2200 Carlmont Dr
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)593-6175
    0.6  mi  |  228  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Belmont
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1000 Alameda De Las Pulgas
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)593-4265
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • San Mateo Dawn Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    525 42nd Ave.
    San Mateo , CA , 94403
    (650)212-4222
    (Christian)
    0.7  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  K-12
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    Special Program Emphasis
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    Redwood City , CA , 94061
    (650)773-0917
    Special Program Emphasis
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