Brittan Acres School opened as a public charter school in 1999 serving students in kindergarten through 4th grades. The school offers small class size with a focus on reading and communication. Staff, teachers, and administration strive to ensure that every child has the best possible education to become life long learners, critical thinks, and strong communicators. The curriculum is one that is challenging and allows students to learn problem solving as well as becoming team players.
Along with core subjects, the school provides physical education classes, extra curricular activities including computer arts, drawing, and chorus. Other programs offered include science & technology, community service, yearbook, newspaper, and student council.
Parents stated the school including all staff and teachers are wonderful. Most parents expressed that the school does not tolerate bullying, provides a safe learning environment, and works with each student independently. Students stated they like their teachers and enjoy going to school. Parents are very pleased with the progress they are seeing with their children and the desire to learn is growing every day.
The Academic Performance Index showed academic growth from 870 to 880. The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades. The percentage of students that passed the exams was above state averages by 20% in some courses.
The school is doing a wonderful job providing students with an exception education. It would still be a good idea to visit the school to make sure the learning environment is a good fit for your child before enrolling.
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Brittan Acres School
2000 Belle Ave.
San Carlos, CA 94070