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Selby Lane Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-8 | Redwood City Elementary
170 Selby Lane
Atherton, CA 94027
(650) 368-3996

About This School

Selby Lane Elementary School is located in Atherton, CA and is one of 16 schools in Redwood City Elementary School District. It is a public school that serves 715 students in grades K-8. See Selby Lane Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Selby Lane Elementary School had an API growth score of 712 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Selby Lane Elementary School's 2012 base score was 704 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Selby Lane Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

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I was initially  concerned about my grand daughter's fears and learning ability before getting into kindergarten at Selby Lane.   She was assigned to Mrs. Metro's class and I was pleasantly  surprised  of the amazing progress my grand daughter made with her.  Mrs. Metro is one of a kind, great teacher and a wonderful person.

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Selby Lane is a wonderful school in a beautiful neighborhood.  The facility is very clean and has great playgrounds.  Ms. Williams the Principal runs a really tight ship and does a great job of maintaining control in a large school with a huge age range!  Our son is in kindergarten at the school and has had a wonderful experience in Ms. Ford's class - she's an amazing teacher who is warm and encouraging while still making sure everyone follows the rules and has a chance to learn.  The children in my son's class came to school with a broad range of skills.  Some knew their letters, numbers, shapes and colors cold and were ready to start reading.  Others are still working on mastering those core skills.  We've felt the need to augment the class curriculum at home to keep our son challenged.

Unfortunately there is not a lot of parent involvement which makes it hard for the school to do things like field trips, plays by the children, etc.  

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