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425 Barneson Ave

San Mateo, CA 94402

(650) 312-7670

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 950

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

36 Parent Reviews for Borel Middle School

Disappointed in teachers the way they deal with the ADHD students. Disappointed in teachers with there following through with what they tell you in a meeting. I'm hoping next year will be better.

Posted by a other on 05/16/13

I'm trying to check up on my daughter grades, having some problems, getting into it, unfortunately, I'll get there. I would like to thanks the teacher for thier patience, and the time thier giving to help the children in Borel. Also all the staff in the office especially the principal, the smile and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/22/12

I graduated from Borel in 1963, when it only had 7th and 8th grades. It was a very different time then. Girls were not allowed to wear pants, only dresses and skirts. I got an excellent education here. At that time, they had very innovative classes in math, science and english. I was able to then ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/18/12

A sixth grader here at Borel I feel that the teachers are EXCELLENT! All my siblings have gone to Borel and all say the same thing about the teachers. I'm extremely happy here. The principal truly cares and goes from class to class seeing that all is good. The new music teacher is excellent the music ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/13/11

The principal, John Cosmos, is an amazing leader and an amazing human being. He runs the school better than any principal I have ever met. When you come to him with any issue at all he listens and is very responsive. The teachers my child has this year are top notch. We are very happy. M. Aronoff

Posted by a parent on 03/25/11

yay love dis school were not the smartest but were improving much better than last year (813) by the way iam a 7th grader at borel middle school!!!peace

Posted by a student on 05/03/10

I am a seventh grader at this Borel. I think the school is great for the developing middle schooler because of its diversity and supportive staff. The music program is phenomenal and the after-school activities are very popular. In terms of academics, I feel that students who are better learners need ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/02/10

The principal rocks!!! He's inspires his team of teachers to give their best for the school and the kids. The result: a great school!!!

Posted by a parent on 10/16/09

I am a seventh grader in this school and I have mixed feelings about it. The Band is great, with a great variety of songs, and challenging rthmic studies. The academics are a little different. Alot of the teachers are great, but in class alot of time is spent up when the teachers are constantly telling ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/10/09

The students, the principal and staff, the PTA... everyone is working hard to make it the best it can be.

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

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Test scores for Borel Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Borel Middle School
San Mateo-foster City Elementary School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Mateo schools — Borel Middle School is located at 425 Barneson Ave, San Mateo CA 94402. 425 Barneson Ave is in the 94402 ZIP code in San Mateo, CA The school district for Borel Middle School is the San Mateo-foster City Elementary School District. Borel Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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