Nestled between Farm Hills and Central Redwood City is the comfortably located neighborhood of Woodside Plaza. This neighborhood is bordered by Jefferson Avenue on the north, Hudson Street on the east, Woodside Road on the south, and Alameda de las Pulgas on the west. In addition to the lure of the area’s picturesque, tree-lined streets, many people are drawn to Woodside Plaza because of its close proximity to Highway 101, Highway 280, and downtown Redwood City.
Woodside Road offers residents an eclectic mix of condominiums, apartment buildings, shopping centers, and commercial buildings. Many homes throughout the rest of Woodside Plaza are single-story Ranch-style homes built mid-century and ranging between 1,200 and 1,500 sq. ft. in size. Several homeowners have elected to add to their homes, so it is common to see homes that have grown to over 2,000 sq. ft. Lot sizes tend to range anywhere from 5,000 sq. ft. to over 8,000 sq. ft.
Woodside Plaza is also home to immense Red Morton Community Park and its many recreational activities. This 31-acre park is loaded with amenities that include a community pool, sports fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, recreational classes, a pre-school, a teen center, a fitness center, a playground, and picnic areas with barbecue pits.
Henry Ford Elementary (API 836)
Hawes Elementary (API 728)
John Gill Elementary (API 699)
John F. Kennedy Middle (API 745)
Sequoia High (API 801)
Woodside High (API 758)
Depending on the location of a home within Woodside Plaza, assigned schools may be Henry Ford Elementary, Hawes Elementary, John Gill Elementary, John F. Kennedy Middle, Sequoia High School, or Woodside High School. Henry Ford Elementary enrolls students in grades K–5 and has an API score of 836, a total enrollment above 470 students, and a student-teacher ratio of approximately 21:1. Hawes Elementary enrolls students in grades K–5 and has an API score of 728, an overall enrollment of almost 400 students, and a student-teacher ratio of approximately 23:1. John Gill Elementary enrolls students in grades K–5 and has an enrollment above 450 students, an API score of 699, and a student-teacher ratio of about 20:1. The elementary schools feed into John F. Kennedy Middle School, which has an API of 745, an enrollment of over 800 students, and a student-teacher ratio of about 20:1. John F. Kennedy Middle School feeds into either Sequoia High School or Woodside High School. Sequoia High School has an API score of 801, an overall enrollment over 1,800 students, and a student-teacher ratio of approximately 19:1. Woodside High School has an API score of 758, an enrollment over 1,800 students, and a student-teacher ratio of approximately 19:1.