The San Mateo-Foster City School District includes more than 20 preschools and elementary and middle schools. The school district serves more than 10,000 students in prekindergarten through grade eight. Its schools offer various instructional programs, such as back-to-school night, open house and parent-teacher conferences. The district s schools have parent-teacher groups, including a parent-teacher association and school site council. Located in Foster City, Calif., its schools offer classes in English, mathematics, science, language arts, social studies and physical education. The district s schools also provides several exploratory programs, including drama, visual arts, Spanish, choral music, instrumental band, orchestra, computers, and reading skills and strategies.