Emerson School

2800 W Bayshore Rd,
Palo Alto, CA, 94303-0943
     Tel: (650)424-1267
Grades: 1 - 8 | 19 students
The fundamental tenet of the program is that students will learn to direct and manage their own learning.
The goal of the teacher with respect to the student is to create an environment that encourages the pursuit of excellence in all facets of a student’s work, to stimulate a sense of curiosity and a love of learning, and to encourage the development of independence and individual responsibility as well as a social conscience.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 8
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 19 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Emerson School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $1,605
Tuition Notes Monthly tuition stated is for a 9 hour day for students on a 12 month contract.
Admissions Director Jo Anne Camara

School Notes:

*Individualized Curriculum *Superior Academic Preparation *Cultivation of Gifts and Talents * Emphasis on Personal Values and Thinking Skills * Year-round, all-day, Montessori based Education for Ages 6-14.

Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastside College Preparatory School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is International School Of The Peninsula (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is International School Of The Peninsula (0.2 miles away)
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