Mid-Peninsula High School

1340 Willow Road,
Menlo Park, CA, 94025-0940
     Tel: (650)321-1991
Grades: 9 - 12 | 127 students
Mid-Peninsula High School, a community for learning, offers students a stimulating, safe environment that empowers them to reach their full academic and social potential.
As a small, caring, educational community, we work to strengthen relationships between students, their families, and the school.
We recognize and understand unique learning styles and create academic programs designed to meet each student's needs.
Our expectation is that Mid-Peninsula High School students will become capable, self-directed individuals who care about themselves, their families, and their communities.
We serve students from communities on the Peninsula including the East Bay, San Jose, South Peninsula, and the city of San Francisco.
Our campus is BART, CalTrain, Dumbarton Express, and SAMTRANS accessible.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Classes are mainstream; mild learning differences can be supported; full-time learning specialist
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 127 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Mid-Peninsula High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No formal dress code.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,740
Tuition Notes Financial Aid is available.
% on Financial Aid 36%
Admissions Director Andrea Henderson
Admissions Associate Jamie Schiessler

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,
Weightlifting

School Notes:

  • Mid-Pen has a recently remodeled campus in Menlo Park that offers a number of amenities including but not limited to:
  • BBQ Pits for school-wide BBQ's
  • An Outdoor Eating Area
  • Hammocks
  • Two Fully Equipped Laboratory Classrooms
  • An Art Studio With Pottery Kiln And A Silk-Screen Studio
  • A College-Rated Gymnasium With Male And Female Locker Rooms And Showers and a Weight-Lifting Room
  • A Sound Proof Room For Music Classes
  • An Open, Well-Lit Student Center
  • And More

Profile last updated: 10/08/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastside College Preparatory School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creative Montessori Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Montessori Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palo AltoCreative Montessori Learning Center
    Montessori School
    1421 Bay Road
    Palo AltoCA94303
    (650)325-9543
    Montessori School
    0.6 mi | 2 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Menlo ParkBeechwood School
    50 Terminal Ave
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)327-5052
    0.9 mi | 160 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Menlo ParkPeninsula School
    920 Peninsula Way
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)325-1584
    1.1 mi | 218 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Menlo ParkGerman - American International School
    275 Elliott Dr
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)324-8617
    1.2 mi | 211 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Menlo ParkRoberts School
    Daycare / Preschool
    641 Coleman Ave
    Menlo ParkCA94025
    (650)322-3535
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Don't assume you cannot afford private school. Don't assume that you make too much money to be eligible for financial aid. Ask. Always ask.
Cristo Rey Schools: A Different Kind of School
The Cristo Rey Network of schools currently comprises some 26 schools in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Truth is they are just getting started.
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Related School Videos

View more school videos