Mid-peninsula High School

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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,740
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Classes are mainstream; mild learning differences can be supported; full-time learning specialist
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
132 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mid-peninsula High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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


Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • Mid-Pen has a recentlyremodeled 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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mid-peninsula High School cost?
Mid-peninsula High School's tuition is approximately $29,740 for private students.
What sports does Mid-peninsula High School offer?
Mid-peninsula High School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball and Weightlifting.
When is the application deadline for Mid-peninsula High School?
The application deadline for Mid-peninsula High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Mid-peninsula High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Last Day of School for Seniors & Graduation Rehersal
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
Finals: Period 5 and 6 - 12:20 Dismissal & Last Day of School
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)
Last Day of School for Grades 9-11
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 15, 2024 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break-NO SCHOOL
November 25, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $29,740
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $24,051 for elementary schools and $35,950 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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