School For Independent Learners

At School For Independent Learners, courses are taught in the ultimate student centered format one teacher, one student.
Our one-to-one setting provides a tremendous opportunity for accelerated progress and self-directed learning.
Teachers tailor course content with respect to each student's interests, goals, and abilities.
We employ a philosophy of mastery learning to ensure that students master course material, at their own pace.

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School For Independent Learners ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
2005
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
18 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
School For Independent Learners Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
1:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
1 students
Number of AP Courses
27 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP German Language, AP Government & Politics: Comparative, AP Government & Politics: US, AP Latin: Virgil, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US History, AP World History
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is by each hour of in class instruction.

School Notes

  • At School For Independent Learners, courses are taught in the ultimate student centered format one teacher, one student. Our one-to-one setting provides a tremendous opportunity for accelerated progress and self-directed learning. Teachers tailor course content with respect to each student's interests, goals, and abilities. We employ a philosophy of mastery learning to ensure that students master course material, at their own pace.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is School For Independent Learners's ranking?
School For Independent Learners ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Most AP courses offered.
When is the application deadline for School For Independent Learners?
The application deadline for School For Independent Learners is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is School For Independent Learners located?
School For Independent Learners is located in the North Los Altos neighborhood of Los Altos, CA.

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