our impact

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Demographics

Our school serves families living in the East Palo Alto and Belle Haven neighborhoods in Northern California.

Our school serves families living in the East Palo Alto and Belle Haven neighborhoods in Northern California.

243

children served

83%

of preschool families are eligible for subsidized preschool ($76,596 per year for a family of four)

23%

of school-aged students have an Individualized Education Program (IEP)

18%

of additional school-aged students receive specialized support services



 

ETHNICITIES OF OUR STUDENTS

 

supporting health and learning 

 
 
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HEALTH

Medical Home

98% of families report having a medical home for their child

ORAL HEALTH

75% of students signed up to receive free in-school dental cleanings

developmental screenings

100% of children under the age of three have received a developmental screening


LEARNING

academic preparedness

94% of parents surveyed* said that we are doing extremely well or quite well preparing their child for the next academic year.

 

social-emotional development

91% of parents surveyed* said that we are doing extremely well or quite well helping their child develop social and emotional skills.

*Based on anonymous survey responses from 80% of families.

 

partnering with parents 

 
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PARENT COACHING PROGRAM

Each of our parents is supported in their own growth by an on-staff coach and a dedicated peer group that we call Parent Circles.

 
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I am very grateful for all the support from my coach, the teachers, and school staff. Setting goals has been very helpful for me as a parent and individual. Thank you!
— Parent

PARENT FEEDBACK

parent satisfaction

100% of parents surveyed* report that they are satisfied with the overall quality of our program.

 

PARENT INVOLVEMENT

92% of parents surveyed* feel that we encourage them to be an active partner with us in educating their child.

 

*Based on anonymous survey responses from 80% of families.


Before I came to this program, I had lost hope. I did not have a job, I lived in a single room with my whole family, and I was depressed. Since coming to The Primary School, I have a home with more rooms, I have a job, and I am happy. I now have resources that I did not know about.
— Parent
 

 
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READ OUR ANNUAL REPORT

Read our 2017-2018 Annual Report to learn more about the impact of our second year welcoming students to our flagship school in East Palo Alto and our Big Bets for the future.

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other ANNUAL REPORTS

2016-2017