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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 110 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,740
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
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
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
110 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Mid-peninsula High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No formal dress code.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

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

School Reviews

5  
This school has changed my son's life! He was in PAUSD K-8 and hated school. I was frustrated as a parent because even though he had an IEP, he was not getting the help he needed. Now, becasue of Mid-Pen, he is THRIVING. I can not say enough about this school where every student is known and every student is cared for. If you want your child to have a great education in a true school COMMUNITY, Mid-Pen is the place!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 110 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,740
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $21,978 for elementary schools and $33,045 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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