Menlo School

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  • 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1915

Student Body

Total Students795 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeMenlo School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost$44,865
% on Financial Aid
21%
Admissions DirectorBeth Bishop
Admissions AssociateCindy Lapolla

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
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