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Communities

City of San Carlos

San Carlos is an affluent suburb of about 29,000 residents located between
Belmont and Redwood City. Known as "The City of Good Living", San Carlos
enjoys a unique small town atmosphere enhanced through a plethora of
community events including the Hometown Days Carnival, the San Carlos Art
& Wine Faire and the Hot Harvest Nights summer farmers market. The
thriving Laurel Avenue thoroughfare draws the community together as well --
an abundance of trendy shops and restaurants, combined with convenient
proximity to the Caltrain Station make it a go-to destination for singles and
families alike. San Carlos also features the unique distinction of having its
own small airport and two museums -- the San Carlos History Museum and
Hiller Aviation Museum.

San Carlos offers a wonderful parks and recreation system supporting its
extensive network of community and neighborhood parks, natural
areas, trails and facilities. Burton Park is home to a lively recreation center,
basketball courts, baseball field, bocce courts and an outdoor amphitheater.
Focused on the enhancing the quality of life of its residents, the parks and rec
department offers youth, adult and senior classes, sports and activities to
encourage its residents to stay healthy and fit, to build relationships and to
develop a sense of community pride.

The highly regarded public schools in San Carlos are run by the San Carlos
School District, although the school district boundaries do not cover the entire
city of San Carlos. The four elementary schools include Arundel, Brittan Acres,
Heather and White Oaks. Currently, Brittan Acres and Heather have on-site
preschools and White Oaks and Arundel have transitional kindergarten
programs. In addition to its seven elementary schools, the district is in the
process of designing and building two new “bridge” schools to serve grades 4-
5.

Central Middle School, Tierra Linda Middle School and Charter Learning
Center (serving children in grades K-8) all feed into Carlmont High School,
which is operated by the Sequoia Union High School District. Private schools
include Arbor Bay School, Edison Montessori and Kindercourt Academy, as
well as St. Charles, a Catholic K-8 elementary school.