Serendipity School has been providing active learning
for Preschool through Grade Five since 1994

The Serendipity Story

Our founders, Eben and Sandy Carr, talk about the inspiration for Serendipity School and how that has found its way into the character of the school today.

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Serendipity Alumni Return to Their Roots

Serendipity Alumni Return to Their Roots

THEY’RE READY FOR THEIR NEXT GREAT ADVENTURE We knew them when the only red car they drove was the one on the Serendipity playground. Look at them now! Two very special guests stopped by our little cul de sac today: Alumni Zach Brousseau...

Safe Return to In-person Learning at Serendipity School

Safe Return to In-person Learning at Serendipity School

Serendipity School Granted Waiver to Allow In-person Learning We are pleased to announce, that after completing the application and evaluation process, Serendipity School has been granted a School Waiver for In-Person Learning by the San Mateo...

Growing, yet Staying Small: Serendipity Elementary School Expansion

Growing, yet Staying Small: Serendipity Elementary School Expansion

What would our elementary school do with more space? That’s simple—create even more creative, imaginative, and inspiring spaces where children can wonder, explore, discover, and celebrate the joys of childhood. Serendipity Elementary School is a...

Subject Specialization—A Deep Dive Approach

Subject Specialization—A Deep Dive Approach

DEEP DIVE PROGRAM—Upper Grade Subject Specialization: Our Fourth and Fifth Grade teachers and students launched and piloted our Deep Dive program in 2017. This program was designed to allow teachers to specialize in the specific curricular areas...

Mr. Will Is Shape America’s National Teacher of the Year!

Mr. Will Is Shape America’s National Teacher of the Year!

Mr. Will Is Shape America’s National Teacher of the Year! HE DID IT!!!!! Please join us in celebrating Mr. Will, who is now officially Shape America’s NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR! Check out the announcement and full press release here...

Serendipity’s Bring Your Parents to P.E. Goes National

Serendipity’s Bring Your Parents to P.E. Goes National

Bring Your Parents to PE: A Nationwide Movement for Movement Mr. Will presented us with a fabulous idea back in 2005: our school should create a fun opportunity for parents to engage in Physical Education alongside their children. Bring Your...

Our Community

Community is one of the pillars of the Serendipity experience. Our vibrant and caring community brings together students, parents, teachers, and alumni. It is a community founded on the lifelong friendships built between individuals and entire families – and their enduring relationship with Serendipity. We invite you to become a member of the Serendipity community and join the very special people featured in these photos.

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Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning

Learning Who We Are, Why We Matter, and How We Can Help by Mandy Rizvi, Director of Admissions Social Emotional Learning is some of the most vital education that happens for children, both at school and in life. It helps children to proudly...

Why “Child’s Play” Matters

Why “Child’s Play” Matters

Slow Down. Children at Play–Why “Child’s Play” Matters We’ve all heard the old expression: such and such was “mere child’s play” compared to such and such. The implication is that child’s play is insignificant, inconsequential, easily dismissed...

“Be Brave in the Attempt”

“Be Brave in the Attempt”

Serendipity School’s Ongoing Partnership with Special Olympics Northern California by Sasha Mills, Director of Staff and Curriculum Every family is built around values that are taught through experience. As a young girl, my parents taught...

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PRESCHOOL:
3172 Clearview Way, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel 650.574.7400 | Fax 650.574.7466
preschool@serendipityschool.com
ELEMENTARY & KINDERGARTEN:
2820 Ponce Ave. Belmont, California 94002
Tel 650.596.9100 | Fax 650.596.9107
elementary@serendipityschool.com
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