Phillips Brooks School

2245 Avy Avenue,
Menlo Park, CA, 94025-0943
Tel: (650)854-4545
Grades: PK - 5 | 284 students
At Phillips Brooks, we believe that children learn best through a developmentally appropriate curriculum that builds on their natural curiosity about the world.
The teacher guides the student in that process: facilitating hands-on projects, promoting collaboration among students, and prompting even the youngest students to reflect deeply on their classroom work.
For teachers to fulfill that role, they must be attuned to students' individual needs and learning styles, and continually benefit from professional development opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 284 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Phillips Brooks School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,920
Tuition Notes Fees for the current school year are: ELC Room A: $15,800.00 ELC Room B: $19,960.00 Kindergarten - Grade 5: $27,920.00
Admissions Director Melanie Shaw
Admissions Associate Hira Khan

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacred Heart Schools Atherton (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is University Heights Montessori Childrens Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is University Heights Montessori Childrens Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • Menlo Park University Heights Montessori Childrens Center
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    2066 Avy Ave
    Menlo Park , CA , 94025
    (650)854-6993
    Montessori School
    0.3  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Menlo Park
    Trinity School    
    (Episcopal)
    2650 Sand Hill Rd
    Menlo Park , CA , 94025
    (650)854-0288
    (Episcopal)
    0.6  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Atherton Sacred Heart Schools Atherton
    (Roman Catholic)
    150 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton , CA , 94027
    (650)454-8446
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  1033  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Atherton
    Menlo School    
    Special Program Emphasis
    50 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton , CA , 94027
    (650)330-2000
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.3  mi  |  719  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • San Mateo GiftedandTalented.com
    1825 S. Grant St. Ste. 450
    San Mateo , CA , 94402
    (650)614-2422
    1.4  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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