Central Middle School

828 Chestnut St
San Carlos CA 94070

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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 7:45am-4pm
  • Tue: 7:45am-4pm
  • Wed: 7:45am-4pm
  • Thu: 7:45am-4pm
  • Fri: 7:45am-4pm

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<p>As one of two middle schools in San Carlos, Central Middle School boasts some of the highest test scores in the area.</p> <p>STAR scores showed dramatic increases among eighth-graders in history (20 points), science (8 points) and English (5 points), though they did see a decrease in math scores this past year (2 points).&nbsp;Those scores, however, put Central Middle School in the upper echelon of Bay Area middle schools.</p> <p>Principal Lynette Hovland says the school's mission statement is "to create an exemplary middle school in San Carlos for all students by providing a rich curriculum with well-defined standards that empower students to develop and appreciate learning and a commitment to responsible citizenship."</p> <p>For parents, an online service known as "School Loop" is provided to keep them abreast&nbsp;of activities and happenings. Various other parent/teacher mailing lists are also available. A PTA has also been designated to ensure parent involvement in the school.</p> <p>Central also has a vibrant and successful sports program, including basketball, soccer and baseball for both boys and girls.&nbsp;</p> <p>Most students at Central come from White Oaks Elementary, Brittan Acres or Arundel.</p>