Menlo School

50 Valparaiso Ave,
Atherton, CA, 94027-0940
     Tel: (650)330-2000
Grades: 6 - 12 | 719 students
Menlo School’s mission is to empower students to explore and expand their interests, reach their fullest potential, develop the skills necessary for success in college, and become ethical, responsible, and engaged members of ever wider communities.
At Menlo School, we are passionate about encouraging students to pursue high standards of academic excellence; discover the joy of learning; stretch themselves and raise challenging questions; demonstrate courage, integrity and a commitment to ethical behavior; develop a sense of commitment to purposes larger than themselves; appreciate the richness of diversity; think independently and creatively; take progressively more responsibility for themselves and their education; and lead healthful lives.
At Menlo, our vision is to help children make the most of their middle and high school years, to help all students discover their unique gifts and opportunities, and to involve everyone in our community in a challenging, rewarding educational experience.
At the center of Menlo School is a deep commitment to the development and welfare of each individual student.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 719 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacred Heart Schools Atherton (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart Schools Atherton (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart Schools Atherton (0 miles away)
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  • AthertonSacred Heart Schools Atherton
      (Roman Catholic)
    150 Valparaiso Ave
    AthertonCA94027
    (650)454-8446
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 1033 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Menlo ParkSt. Raymond Catholic JK-8 School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1211 Arbor Rd
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)322-2312
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 281 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AthertonSacred Heart Schools, Atherton
      (Roman Catholic)
    150 Valparaiso Avenue
    AthertonCA94027
    (650)322-1866
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • Menlo ParkUniversity Heights Montessori Childrens Center
    Montessori School
    2066 Avy Ave
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)854-6993
    Montessori School
    1 mi | 15 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Menlo ParkNativity Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1250 Laurel Street
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)325-7304
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 277 students | Gr. K-8                      

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