|National Blue Ribbon
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, in existence since 1982, celebrates many of America's most successful schools. Its goal is to promote and support the improvement of education in America.
Encinal Elementary School received the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2007.
Hillview was recognized in 1999-2000 by the United States Department of Education as one of the nation's top schools.
|California Distinguished School
The California School Recognition Program was created in 1985 to communicate and reinforce the priorities of the State Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Each year, it identifies and honors some of the state's most exemplary and inspiring public schools.
Hillivew received its latest California Distinguished School award in 2009. Hillview has received 8 Distinguished School awards, more than any middle school in the state.
Laurel Elementary School received the California Distinguished School award for 2007!
Encinal Elementary School received the coveted California Distinguished School award for 2006!
are presented by the San Mateo County School Boards Association in recognition of innovative teaching programs developed by a school. All four schools have received several Kent awards.
In 2009, Laurel won a Kent Award for their success at Differentiated Instruction
In 2008, Hillview won a Kent Award for the Character Education Program, Oak Knoll won for Wellness Wednesday, and the District won a Kent for the 21st Century Classroom Project.
In 2007, the District won a Kent Award for our Inclusion Program for Students with Disabilities.
In 2006, Hillview won a Kent Award for the Renaissance Faire, a social studies experience for our 7th graders.
In 2005, Encinal won a Kent Award for the Community Book Read program