Saratoga Union School District

The Saratoga Union School District is a school district for primary and middle schools in the city of Saratoga in Santa Clara County, California. It was established in 1865 and covers the majority of the city of Saratoga as well as small sections of Monte Sereno and Los Gatos.[2]

Saratoga Union School District
20460 Forrest Hills Drive
, California, 95070
United States
District information
Established1865; 159 years ago (1865)
SuperintendentDr. Kenneth Geisick
NCES District ID0635910 [1]
Students and staff
Students1,657 (2020–2021)[1]
Teachers83.18 (FTE)[1]
Staff90.96 (FTE)[1]
Student–teacher ratio19.92:1[1]
Other information

The district is responsible for educating children from transitional kindergarten to grade 8. As of 2018 it has 3 elementary schools and one middle school (grades 6 to 8).[2] The Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District provides education from grade 9 onwards in the local area.[3]

The Redwood Middle School Marching Band and Color Guard was selected to represent the state of California in the 56th Presidential Inaugural Parade of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2009.[4][5] Argonaut Elementary School and Redwood Middle School were named National Blue Ribbon Schools in 2018.



The schools in the Saratoga Union School District are:

  • Argonaut Elementary School (grades TK–5)
  • Foothill Elementary School (grades TK–5)
  • Saratoga Elementary School (grades K–5)
  • Redwood Middle School (grades 6–8)


  1. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Saratoga Union Elementary". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 2022-03-05.
  2. ^ a b Overview Archived 2013-01-15 at the Wayback Machine, Saratoga Union School District. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  3. ^ Elementary feeder districts, Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  4. ^ Associated Press (12 August 2008). "Saratoga's Redwood Middle school band to go to Obama's inauguration". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Honoring the Redwood Middle School Band". City of Saratoga City Council. March 4, 2009.