These Technology Schools and Programs were voted the Bay Area’s 2021 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
San Francisco & Marin
Gold: TechKnowHow. LEGO, robotics, coding and STEM activities for kids. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500. techknowhowkids.com.
Silver: Camp EDMO. Multiple Bay Area locations. 877-993-6673. campedmo.org.
Bronze: iD Tech. Online and multiple locations. 1-888-709-8324. idtech.com.
Gold: Silver Creek Academy. Offers award-winning academic courses and small-group instruction in math, reading, writing, SAT preparation and more. 5619 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose. 408-839-5905. scaasanjose.com.
Gold: Mathnasium. Delivers a customized learning plan designed to address each student’s needs, whether they started out far behind or are already ahead in math. Multiple locations. 877-601-MATH. mathnasium.com.
Silver: Hope Technology School. 2525 E. Bayshore Road, #3210, Palo Alto. 650-565-8391. hopetechschool.org.
Bronze: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500. techknowhowkids.com.
Gold: Lawrence Hall of Science. This hands-on science museum, part of UC Berkeley, also offers workshops for families, camps and classes. 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley. 510-642-5132. lawrencehallofscience.org.
Gold: The Growing Room. This San Ramon Valley enrichment and childcare program is a member of the STEM Education Coalition and Maker Ed. Multiple locations in San Ramon and Danville. 925-837-4392. thegrowingroom.org.
Silver: TechKnowHow. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500. techknowhowkids.com.
Bronze: Scientific Adventures for Girls. P.O. Box 11123, Oakland. 415-531-5288. scientificadventures.org.
Bronze: Camp Galileo. Multiple locations. 510-595-7293. galileo-camps.com.
Gold: TechKnowHow. Offers LEGO engineering, Minecraft and coding camps as well as STEM classes. Multiple locations. 650-638-0500. techknowhow.com.
Silver: The Coder School. 570 El Camino Real, #230, Redwood City. 650-995-7435; 22 17th Ave. 650-242-1206. thecoderschool.com.
Bronze: TIDE Academy. 150 Jefferson Drive, Menlo Park. 650-306-1755. tideacademy.org.