Helios School

Tel: (408)475-0017
Grades: K-8 | 132 students
Helios School's mission is to provide an engaging and imaginative education that serves the unique intellectual, social and emotional needs of gifted students and their families.
The school is known for its Ability-grouped Math classes, Expeditionary Learning Model of Integrated Project-based learning, Mandarin and Spanish World Language programs, Mindfulness and SEL focus.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 132 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Helios School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 5
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,000
Tuition Notes Financial aid available.
Admissions Director Daniel Popplewell


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chess, Robotics, and Music Art, Chess, Robotics, and Music,

School Notes:

  • Private, progressive secular school based on a constructivist model of education
  • K - 8 curriculum designed specifically for gifted students
  • Second language program for Chinese and Spanish.
  • Rigorous academic curriculum in project-based, collaborative environment
  • Multi-dimensional learning, including social and emotional development
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio of 9:1
  • Full school day 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
  • Aftercare available until 6:00 p.m.

Profile last updated: 10/27/2015

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