Welcome to San Carlos

Photo Credit: Rhea Norton

San Carlos  is a residential suburb located 25 miles south of San Francisco and 25 miles north of San Jose. It is neighbored by Belmont to the north and Redwood City to the south. San Carlos is home to a bustling downtown, filled with restaurants and shops, an outstanding school system, attractive residential neighborhoods, and plenty of open space. As part of the northern end of Silicon Valley, San Carlos hosts several technology companies and is the address of many of the West Coast’s biotech and medical instrumentation firms.

Quick Facts

Population

29,803

Female

15,418

Male

14,385

  • White
    20,771
    69.3%
  • Hispanic
    2,994
    10.0%
  • Asian alone
    4,161
    13.9%
  • Black
    231
    0.8%
Median Home Price

$ 1.11M

Average Income

$135,220

Median resident age

42.7 years

San Carlos Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Arbor Bay SchoolK-8Private–: –/–4.5
Arundel ElementaryK-4Elementary2017: 327/569223.9
Brittan Acres ElementaryK-3Elementary–: –/–20.8
Central Middle6-8Middle2017: 144/250820.7
Edison Montessori SchoolPK-PKPrivate–: –/–6
Heather ElementaryK-4Elementary2017: 238/569220.5
Kindercourt AcademyPK-KPrivate–: –/–7.9
San Carlos Charter Learning CenterK-8Elementary2017: 865/569224.1
San Carlos Student Services Preschool–: –/–
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