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What is a Magnet School?

What if your child attended a school that focused on his/her unique talents and interests?  Where learning was exciting and where your child could work with classmates and teachers who shared his/her same interests?  With San Mateo-Foster City Magnet schools, you can.  Our schools are part of a nationally recognized and award-winning program designed to help students advance academically while they develop their unique talents and interests.


Magnet schools meet the same challenging standards as all other schools in our district and in the state of California-with one big difference.  Each school emphasizes a particular theme, giving its students more opportunities to acquire skills that will help prepare them for success in the future.  Love to paint, act, create music or dance?  Horrall Visual and Performing Arts Magnet school may be the one for you.  Excited about Science and Technology?  THE Bayside S.T.E.M. ACADEMY prepares students for a careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.  Want to be bilingual and bi-literate?  Explore our Mandarin and Spanish Immersion programs at College Park and Fiesta Gardens.


The San Mateo-Foster City School District offers twelve exciting Magnet school programs: eight elementary (K-5) and four middle school (6-8) programs.  The best part about magnet schools: they're available to everyone.

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