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A Perfect Line Academy Permanent Cosmetics
348 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030
Owner Cathy Klemz offers the best in local permanent makeup procedures and areola reconstruction followingMore reconstructive breast surgery. A Perfect Line Academy offers a 5-day curriculum for anyone looking to learn the craft of permanent makeup procedures.
Millbrae Dance Academy
237 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030
Millbrae Dance Academy offer a curriculum of different dance classes, including ballet, jazz, hip hop andMore tap. It is located in the heart of downtown at 237 Broadway, upstairs in a shared office building. Millbrae Dance Academy offers weekly programs as well as dance camps. 
Green Hills Elementary School
401 Ludeman Ln, Millbrae, CA 94030

Green Hills received the California Distinguished School Award in 2006. It has a high academic performance index ofMore 866 and a 3:1 student to computer ratio, both higher than the San Mateo County and California average. The state ranked Green Hills an 8 out of 10 for academics.

As of the 2006-2007 academic year, Green Hills spent $4,813 per student, almost half the district and state average.

Teacher salaries were $72,920, slightly higher than the district average, but below the $79,583 state average.

The school is 45 percent Asian, and 16 percent Latino. Forty percent of students speak another language at home, and 19 percent are economically disadvantaged.

There are 13 teachers, and the average class size is about 20 for K-3, and about 30 for fourth and fifth grade.

The school has a gifted child curriculum, and special education and an ESL programs.

School Principal Kristen Ugrin can be reached at 650-588-6485 or kugrin@mesd.k12.ca.us.

 

Taylor Middle School
850 Taylor Blvd, Millbrae, CA 94030

Taylor Middle School was built in 1939 by the Worker Progress Administration and received the CaliforniaMore Distinguished School Award in 1986, 1994 and 2001 and the National Blue Ribbon honor in 1996.

It has a high state academic performance index (API) of 856, and the state ranked Taylor a 9 out of 10 for academics. As of the 2007-2008 academic year, Taylor spent $4,125 per student, almost half the district and state average. Teacher salaries were $68,235, lower than both the district and the state average.

The school is 54 percent Asian and 14 percent Latino. Forty percent of students speak another language at home, and 17 percent are economically disadvantaged. Due to the very diverse student community, all teachers have additional certification for English learners.

There are 43 teachers, and the average class size is about 25. The school has a gifted child curriculum, special education and an ESL program.

Lomita Park Elementary School
200 Santa Helena Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066

Lomita Park achieved higher standardized test scores (826 API) than most in San Mateo County. As of the 2007-2008More academic year, Lomita Park spent $5,589 per student, almost half the district and state average.  Teacher salaries averaged $51,929, below the county average.

The school is 49 percent Latino, and 35 percent Asian. About 67 percent of students speak another language at home, and 58 percent are economically disadvantaged. There are 15 teachers, and the average class size is about 20 for K-3, and about 30 for fourth and fifth grade. The school has a gifted child curriculum, a special education and an ESL program.

School Principal Lynn Ferrario can be reached at lferrario@mesd.k12.ca.us

 

Meadows Elementary School
1101 Helen Dr, Millbrae, CA 94030

Meadows Elementary School has a high state academic performance index (API) of 852. The state ranked Meadows an 8 outMore of 10 for academics.

As of the 2007-2008 academic year, Meadows spent $4,666 per student, almost half the district and state averages.

Teacher salaries were $68,809, lower than both the district and the state averages.

The school's students are 61 percent Asian and 11 percent Latino. Forty percent of students speak another language at home, and 17 percent are economically disadvantaged. Due to the very diverse student community, all teachers have additional certification for teaching English language learners.

There are 19 teachers, and the average class size is about 20 for kindergarten through third grades and about 30 for fourth and fifth grades.

The school has a gifted curriculum, special education courses and an ESL program.

 

 

Community Preschool
450 Chadbourne Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030

This preschool inspires children to create a positive self-image by stimulating intellectual development andMore fostering independence and creativity.

Tuition is $180 per week, due one week in advance. There's also an annual registration fee of $120 per child due Sept 1 or upon enrollment. It's prorated at $10 per month thereafter.

This is a typical schedule:

7:30 am - 8:30am: Free play

8:30am: Breakfast

9am: Circle

9:30pm: Curriculum

10:45pm: Snack

11am: Outside play

Noon: Lunch

1pm - 3pm: Nap

3:30pm: Snack

4pm - 4:30pm: Outdoor play

4:30pm - 5:30pm: Table toys

6pm: School closes

 

Spring Valley Elementary School
817 Murchison Dr, Millbrae, CA 94030

Spring Valley, a California Distinguished School, achieved higher standardized test scores (882 API) than most in SanMore Mateo County. The state ranked Spring Valley a 9 out of 10 for academics. The school has 43 computers, and every teacher has a laptop in the classroom. As of the 2007-2008 academic year, Spring Valley spent $4,843 per student, almost half the district and state average. Teacher salaries were $71,271, about 11 percent less than the district average, and well below the $88,147 state average.

The school is 56 percent Asian, and 9 percent Latino. About 35 percent of students speak another language at home, and 12 percent are economically disadvantaged. There are 17 teachers, and the average class size is about 20 for K-3, and about 30 for fourth and fifth grade. The school has a gifted child curriculum, and special education and an ESL program.

School Principal Phil White can be reached at pwhite@mesd.k12.ca.us

"We cherish the diversity of our student population which is made up of children from many races. We have over twenty languages spoken at Spring Valley School, " said Principal Phil White.

Mills High School
400 Murchison Dr, Millbrae, CA 94030

A 2009 California Distinguished School, Mills is one of seven high schools in the SanMore Mateo Unified School District, and Mills High students are from the entire school district. The California Department of Education ranked Mills High #1 in San Mateo County. In 2009, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges granted Mills a 6-year accreditation.

Mills prides itself in its high academic achievement. They offer many AP courses and about 70 percent of graduates meet UC/CSU eligibility requirements. The 1129 combined Math/Verbal average SAT score is above both the SMUSD and California. The Career Center offers free SAT preparatory courses.

Mills is also the only school in the district to enter an international robotics competition and received a NASA award in 2004 for outstanding animation. The Mills Robotic Team, founded in 1997, is comprised of about 50 students and 8 teachers and allows students to immerse themselves in topics not typically covered in the regular high school curriculum, such as engineering, business and design.

The high school is undergoing construction that will create an 8-lane new track field, a renovated science building, visual arts building, cafeteria, a tech & biotech area and a wood shop. The projects are on track to be completed by the Fall of 2010.

Starting in 2006, Mills changed their schedule from six periods to seven to allow students to complete graduation requirements more easily. On Monday, Thursday and Friday, students attend all periods. Tuesday and Wednesday they attend odd and even periods, respectively. 

Mills is 51 percent Asian and 13 percent Latino, 38 percent of students speak another language at home.

There are many programs that help nurture a parent/student/teacher relationship:

  • Mills Parent Teachers Organization (PTO)
  • Athletic Boosters
  • Mills Music Association Group (MMAG)
  • Latino Parents Nights
  • African American students attending the annual Black College Fair Back-To-School Night Open House Assessment
  • Fair Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR)
  • Students Organized Against Prejudice (SOAP)

Principal Paul Belzer can be reached at 650-558-2500 and a full contact list can be viewed here.

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