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Baywood Elementary is an engaged, diverse community of Parents, Teachers, Staff and Administrators working together to promote learning and growth for all students.
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Maria Majka, Principal

Office Phone: (650) 312-7511
Voicemail: (650) 312-7512
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600 Alameda de Las Pulgas

San Mateo, CA 94402

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Common Core Standards

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is excited about the opportunity the Common Core State Standards present for our teachers, principals, staff and most importantly - our students! The Common Core provides us with a clear and consistent goal to ensure that our students are ready for college and career success in a 21st Century global economy.

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Get ready for the Baywood Talent Show: Space Odyssey 2015!

The talent show will be held on Sunday, March 1st at the San Mateo Center for Performing Arts with a theme of Space Odyssey: 2015. This year there will be some important changes to the show’s format. As always, each grade will have a grade act that any child may participate in. However, this year the individual acts will only be for 2nd - 5th graders, with 40 individiual acts total. Sign ups will begin December 1st. See the ​talent show page for more details. Questions? Contact the talent show chair, JJ Elliott, at jjelliott@jjelliott.com

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Save The Date: Wee Care Holiday Gift Drive – **Friday, December 12th

Did you know Project Wee Care started at Baywood Elementary School in 1987?  Each school year, Samaritan House’s Project Wee Care teaches thousands of students from local area public and private schools the importance of giving. Wee Care is collecting new gifts and toys for Samaritan House’s Holiday Program. Please help by donating a new, unwrapped toy or gift. Toys, games, books, sports equipment, and gift cards are always popular choices.


Wee Care will be collecting all the gifts during a special collection event on Friday, December 12th.  Donations may also be dropped off any time before then in the school office. If you have any questions, please contact Amber Moore at baywoodweecare@gmail.com.

Baywood Auction Survey

We want to hear from you!  Please take our survey to let us know what you like and don't like about the auction, and what you would like to see more of going forward. Whether you attend the Baywood Auction every year, have never attended it, or are a new Baywood parent and have yet to experience it, we would like to get your feedback. This will help us make the experience better for everyone going forward.

Wee Care: Fall Festival Canned Food Drive Recap

Thank you for sharing your cans at the Fall Festival.  We collected over 315 cans, filling up our barrels for San Mateo families in need, just in time for the Thanksgiving season. Did you know Project Wee Care started at Baywood Elementary School in 1987?  Each school year, Samaritan House’s Project Wee Care teaches thousands of students from local area public and private schools the importance of giving.


If you have suggestions, donations, or would like to volunteer with Wee Care, we’d love to hear from you!  Connect with us at baywoodweecare@gmail.com.  

Stay tuned for future donation opportunities throughout the year!

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Baywood Chess Tournament


This year's tournament will be held on Sunday, November 23rd. Visit the chess tournament page for more information.


Volunteer to Help with Fabulous Baywood Events & Programs.

We are fortunate to run so many wonderful enrichment programs for our kids. Running these programs, along with raising the funds for them, requires the support of many volunteers.

Please sign up to help out one or more of these programs and events. There are lots of activities to choose from and each one makes a difference. Volunteer today!  Thanks for your support!

PTA Fall Drive

At the cost of $800 per child, The PTA Fall Drive funds academic aides, advancement and enrichment. Any amount you can donate is welcome. Our goal is 100% participation from every Baywood family. Donate today! 




Today: 11/25/14
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Mad Men Auction 2015

Looking for volunteers to help us out!  Learn more about volunteering for the auction.