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  • Tr is a private, progressive elementary school near downtown Palo Alto serving students K 5 that makes learning a transformative experience.
  • Academics are supported by direct, extended research and experimentation by students.
  • Encounters with the outside world provide real life experience. Social emotional learning is embedded in every activity, by teachers with personal understanding of each child.
  • The program is carefully designed to develop a mindset of growth and opportunity that will lead children to deeper, richer, and more meaningful lives.
  • Come explore what we do; this is what school was meant to be.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded2011

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size9 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,990
% on Financial Aid
11%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500

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The average private school tuition in Palo Alto, CA is $26,033 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).