Bowman School

4000 Terman Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94306-0943
Tel: (650)813-9131
Grades: K-8 | 235 students
Bowman International School provides a physical and social environment that nurtures the expression of each child's highest potential -- intellectual, emotional, aesthetic, ethical, social and physical.
Bowman creates a learning environment that builds a foundation for life-long learning, develops confidence, creativity, critical thinking and individual responsibility, encourages responsible citizenship in a diverse world of families, local and international communities, natural environments and human experience, treats each child with respect and instills respect for all people and all things, and provides freedom within limits.At Bowman we ensure that our children take the first steps with confidence and joy.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 235 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Bowman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,087
Tuition Notes All-inclusive price
Admissions Director Gaggan Bhella


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess, Dance, Drama, Manderin, Yoga Band, Chess, Dance, Drama, Manderin, Yoga,
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