Bowman International School

4000 Terman Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94306-0943
Tel: (650)813-9131
Grades: K-8 | 221 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 States 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 221 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Bowman International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 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. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess, Dance, Drama, Hindi, Manderin, Yoga Band, Chess, Dance, Drama, Hindi, Manderin, Yoga,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is School For Independent Learners (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School For Independent Learners (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mountain View KinderCare (1.6 miles away)
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  • Los Altos
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.8 miles
    909 N San Antonio Rd
    Los Altos, CA 94022
  • Palo Alto
    Grades: 3-12 | 30 students
    1 miles
    3790 El Camino Real # 365
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Palo Alto
    Casa Dei Bambini School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 75 students
    1.1 miles
    Po Box 60298
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Los Altos Hills
    Grades: 7-12 | 297 students
    1.3 miles
    26800 Fremont Rd
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
  • Palo Alto
    Grades: K-8 | 405 students
    1.4 miles
    450 San Antonio Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94306

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