These Public or Charter Elementary Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Cherrywood Elementary School. Putting strong emphasis on parental involvement, it has a Mandarin Immersion program, and before and after school programs. San Jose. cherrywood.berryessa.k12.ca.us/#.
Silver: Sherman Oaks Dual Immersion. San Jose. shermanoaks.campbellusd.org.
Bronze: Willow Glen Elementary. San Jose. wge.sjusd.org.
Gold: Orion Alternative Elementary. Students in the school’s dual language immersion program attain fluency in communication, reading and writing in both Mandarin and English. Redwood City. orion.rcsdk8.net.
Silver: North Star Academy. Redwood City. northstar.rcsdk8.net.
Bronze: San Carlos Charter. San Carlos. sancarloscharter.org.
San Francisco and Marin
Gold: Lafayette Elementary School. This neighborhood school in the Outer Richmond area stresses academic excellence for its diverse student population. San Francisco. sfusd.edu/school/lafayette-elementary-school.
Silver: New School of San Francisco. San Francisco. newschoolsf.org.
Bronze: Thomas Edison Charter Academy. San Francisco. teca-sf.org.
Gold: Sycamore Valley Elementary. The goal of this California Distinguished and Gold Ribbon School is to promote lifelong learning. Danville. syc-srvusd-ca.schoolloop.com.
Silver: Country Club Elementary. San Ramon. cces.srvusd.k12.ca.us.
Bronze: Coyote Creek Elementary. San Ramon. ckes.srvusd.k12.ca.us.
Bronze: Rancho Romero Elementary. Alamo. rres-srvusd-ca.schoolloop.com.