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Glenwood Elementary School Overview

25 Castlewood Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901 , Tel: +1 (415) 485-2430 San Rafael City Elementary School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 445

    Students

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Glenwood Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

May 06, 2018 Submitted by a parent
I would rate this school as the finest elementary school in San Rafael, and perhaps all of Marin. Both my children graduated from Glenwood and one is now attending Marin Catholic and the other in her first year at USF. It all started at Glenwood. I find it disturbing Glenwood digressed from a 10 to 8. The reason, Hispanic students did not test as well as White, so Greatschools.org has a system in place now which diminishes the rating of the school based on what they call “equity” and “low income” rating. In other words, if the school has a low minority attendance represented, and that minority does not test well, the school is subsequently punished to conform to the State’s narrative. I am of Mexican ancestry, both my girls have always received exemplary marks, and continue to do so. By Greatschools.org diminishing the overall rating of Glenwood is an insult to me as a representative of the Latino community. In short, Great schools is saying that my girls are not as intelligent, and I strongly take issue to that.
September 15, 2016 Submitted by a parent
Glenwood is a dynamic, vibrant, contemporary school with a committed and long-serving faculty and staff. As a Doctor of Psychology I have been pleased to experience the most updated educational methods and philosophies being applied by every member of staff. The school vows for everyone to be respectful, responsible and safe. The community of parents and teachers is wonderful, and it has a great smaller school feeling. Our children are thriving and we could not be any happier. Congratulations to Principal Goodhope and the amazing teachers and staff at Glenwood.
October 03, 2014 Submitted by a parent
It is so sad that a sincere and truthful review was written..that wasn't sparkling and perfect..and the GSF gets it taken down. This is supposed to be a forum..1st amendment rights..guess the truth hurts..and I guess the GSF also controls this page as it try's to make stepfords of all of us @ Castlewood drive. What a shame..fabulous teachers..good kids..very controlling parents association. So glad that there are other forums that won't be strong armed.
October 03, 2014 Submitted by a parent
I am a parent at Glenwood School with two children that have had the most wonderful educational experiences over past six years. The teachers and administrative staff are extraordinary and they only have the best interest at heart for all of their students. As with all public schools in CA there are many missing components which are sadly not offered to schools and that is where the Glenwood School Foundation comes in to help round out the curriculum. Fundraising is a big part of any school and Glenwood is no exception. In order to offer classes such as Art, Computers, Music, PE and Science, we must participate in any way that we can to help fund these programs. Playing a part in school in any form helps the big picture for the students. Parent volunteers are desperately needed all year long to help facilitate programs, assist the teachers and enrich the academic experience for the children. I feel so grateful to Glenwood for providing such a safe and loving environment for my kids. Mrs. Goodhope is leading the school with experience and grace while being a supportive mentor to her students and teachers. My kids are happy and excited to be at school and that is truly priceless.
October 02, 2014 Submitted by a parent
I am the Glenwood School Foundation (GSF) co-President and I'd like to address your comments. First, regarding our principal, Kim Goodhope, my oldest child had Kim as a teacher in 3rd grade, and from our experience she is an outstanding educator. I have yet to encounter a single parent who has had anything negative to say about their child's classroom experience with Kim. Having worked closely with her in her principal's role, she is proving herself as a capable and dedicated leader. With respect to your comments about the GSF, would we rather there be no need for any fundraising? Of course, but unfortunately, neither the state nor the district will provide a computer consultant, PE, art, music or science teachers, so we must pay for those things which we consider part of a robust education experience. The GSF also provides technology enhancements, campus improvements, field trips, etc. Our total annual budget is approximately $350,000 for those programs and nearly all of those funds directly benefits Glenwood students. I invite you to come to our next meeting on Oct. 8 to find out more about us, or you can contact me via the GSF website gsf.glenwoodspirit.com. Thank you.
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Apartments and homes for rent near Glenwood Elementary School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Glenwood Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Glenwood Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 24 apartments for rent available in this part of San Rafael. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Glenwood Elementary School is currently at Northview Apartments, renting for $2,100 per month, but if $6,560 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Larkspur Courts. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Glenwood Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Glenwood Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Glenwood Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in San Rafael. It is located at 25 Castlewood Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901 and it is the second home of 445 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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