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PK-6
Private
Los Gatos, CA
Students enrolled: 25
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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15080 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95032

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(408) 356-6555
(408) 356-6559
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June 22, 2014
Rainbow of Knowledge was wonderful for the first two years. The first and second grade is very structured. The curriculum is driven by worksheets. Often students are left alone to complete worksheets. Some of these students have learning problems and are espected to be self-directed. Leaving students unattended in the public school is against the law. My grandchildren were removed and have had an amazing year though it was filled with unlearned some behaviors and attitudes. As an educator I feel Rainbow of Knowledge is below average though many superficial activities mask that.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2014
My grandson has attended Rainbow of Knowledge in Los Gatos for two years. I am so impressed with the quality of the program and the attention given to the needs of each student. As a former teacher and administrator, I appreciate the curriculum and enrichment activities provided by these dedicated teachers. My grandson has grown academically and enjoys the field trips, Spanish and sign language in his curriculum. Each child is respected and allowed to develop their own personality while being expected to live up to the high ideals of the school. Not only is the curriculum enriching but the students are guided to become excellent and caring individuals through an emphasis on character development. The teachers at this school truly care about individual students and are dedicated to excellence. MH - happy grandmother

- submitted by a community member
October 28, 2013
Rainbow of Knowledge School is an EXCEPTIONAL SCHOOL! After visiting several local area elementary schools, we could not help but be impressed with all that Rainbow of Knowledge has to offer. From an extensive academic curriculum exceeding state standards to fun-filled extra-curricular activities and community service events, the school provides an exciting and enriching environment that nurtures and builds the abilities of each student. With the low student to teacher ratio (less than 10 per educator), students receive individualized attention to help them master skills and build confidence in all aspects of their academic and personal development. The highly experienced, dedicated, and caring teaching staff works closely with the students and their families to develop a specialized program to ensure continued progress and advancement. Since attending Rainbow, our son has achieved remarkable growth not only academically but also in his self confidence, respect for others and the environment, and his passion for learning. We love Rainbow and would absolutely recommend it to all families seeking to provide a rich, fulfilling, & supportive educational environment for their child.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
My son has attended Rainbow of Knowledge for 3 years. This is the only school that he has really loved. Ms. Debbie is an Amazing teacher who is very patient and works with my son. The entire staff is dedicated to helping the children learn and have a good learning experience. The school has extended hours and a fantastic summer program. If you are seeking a different environment for your child I encourage you to check out Rainbow of knowledge.. Submitted by a parent

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2013
We love Rainbow of knowledge! Our son loves this school too. It is amazing to hear our little one tells us what happens at his new school everyday. All the teachers in the school have been there forever, and have built a big family for the kids. They have a really good system for parents to participate in the school. We really look forward to our son's future here.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
Our child is very happy and thriving at Rainbow of Knowledge. The teachers genuinely care for the children and help them to succeed. The student to teacher ratio is great as well as the tailored specific learning. We love it here!

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
We are very happy with Rainbow for the level of parent involvement, teacher to student ratio and the standard of education.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
We were very lucky to discover the Rainbow of Knowledge. When we just moved to Los Gatos, we were told it has amazing public schools. But when my son started going to a local public school, he wasn't taught anything new, and he seemed to be negatively effected emotionally. I looked at all private schools in the area to get him out of this public school. The Rainbow of Knowledge really stood out. It feels like home. It has an incredible student to teacher ratio, and they told me that they would tailor the curriculum to my child's needs! When we came in for a trial day with my son, he loved it right away! Since then, he has been learning at a good pace, and is back to liking school and being happy. Also, when taking into account the price of the after school program at public schools, this private schools costs almost the same as the public one for small children... Pretty amazing :-) Check out this school. You'll be glad you did.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
Rainbow of knowledge has been great for our son. We love the small student to teacher ratio. The entire staff is great! Our son is in pre k and we look forward to him attending this school throughout his elementary years.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
My two sons currently attend Rainbow of Knowledge. I absolutely LOVE this School!. Ms. Jenny (Pre-K, K) is kind, compassionate and caring toward her students. I could also say that for the entire staff as well. My boys will truly benefit from the small class size and individualized attention they receive in class. Both boys are excited every morning to go to school--That really says a lot about their teacher Ms. Jenny! I asked my 5 year old if he liked his teacher and his response was, "I LOVE MS. JENNY!...I can't wait to go to school to get my papers graded!" Again---I absolutely love Rainbow of Knowledge. I encourage parents looking for a small private school to consider Rainbow!

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2013
My son currently attends Rainbow of Knowledge and I am so thrilled to have found a school that he actually looks forward to getting up and going to each day. The teachers are very supportive to helping my child meet his particular needs. The small class sizes allow him to be successful and get the extra help he needs. I also like how they balance "text book learning" with hands-on/real life learning. The fact that they go on field trips every month is exciting for him and allows me to enjoy time with the community of his school. The parents are very welcoming and supportive, and I love that they provide the opportunity for us all to get together for off campus events like Chef's Night Out. I would highly recommend Rainbow of Knowledge Elementary School!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2013
My son has attended Rainbow of Knowledge for over a year and our family is extremely happy with our decision to move him here! Before, he attended a private school which we love but realized the large classroom sizes and structured, traditional teaching methods were not suitable to his ability to learn and thrive. We chose Rainbow School because of the small classrooms, home-like setting, and the flexible, individualized educational program. My son has thrived in this environment and loves everything about going to school - the teachers, the friends, the community of student families! We are so very pleased with the teachers who have many, many years of experience in teaching. They encourage development of the WHOLE child through so many added activities and enriching experiences you cannot find in a traditional school environment. Special on-site visitors, enlightening field trips, community service, humanitarian activities, charitable donations, and care for the environment and the earth are just a few examples of the many enriching experiences at this school. This school, it's teachers, it's student and their families are an incredible community we are proud to be part of.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2013
I would not recommend this school. The instruction consists of many worksheets. This leads to frustration and a negative attitude toward education. My child came home from 1st and 2nd grade very angry and unhappy. He would report that he had asked for help and did not get it. This is not the kind of education I want for him.

- submitted by a community member
September 13, 2013
I am the Kindergarten teacher at Rainbow of Knowledge. I have worked for the Owner/Director for over 30 years. She offers a wonderful example to all the staff, parents and children of how a school should be. Her integrity, honesty and caring are something every person should strive for in their career. The students in her class are so well prepared academically and socially. They love her! The 3rd grade teacher appreciates how they take pride in their work, behave well and have a great work ethic. I am so proud to work at a school like Rainbow of Knowledge!

- submitted by a teacher
August 28, 2013
I wrote a review on this school back in April, a few months after our son started attending Rainbow of Knowledge. I just want to reiterate what I wrote back then, now that the summer camp is almost over. Great school all in all with excellent teachers that have the right balance of discipline, fun, sense of wonder, and love of children and teaching. Highly recommended!

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
A couple of months into the school year, shortly after moving to the area, we transferred our children to Rainbow of Knowledge, as our boys were utterly miserable at the (very highly rated) public school they were attending. Attending Rainbow feels like finding shelter in the storm: teachers have the amazing and rare combination of having decades of experience behind them, without losing their love for children or their passion for their work. They are also super available for parents to share concerns, ideas, feelings etc. Rainbow has become a second home to my children, and there are no words to describe my feelings as a parent, knowing that my children feel safe, seen appreciated and cared for. I highly recommend the school to any family that is in search of a similar experience to mine.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2013
My son has been attending Rainbow of Knowledge for over two years now. He loves this school and his growth here has been so much better than the public school he attended. The teachers are very caring of the students. They definitely know my son well and works with us to provide him the best possible education. We have not found any other school (public, private) that has shown this kind of dedication and care. In addition, this school does not allow any kind of bullying! And they enforce it!

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2011
My son started in March 2011 and loves attending Rainbow Of Knowledge School. The teachers have over 10 years plus experience, teach from their hearts and are caring and nuturing. Low teacher to student ratio, well behaved students, zero tolerance for bullying, quality field trips, clean classrooms, etc I wish they go beyond 6th grade. My child has made tremendous progress socially and academically since March compared to public school. Thank you ROK School. A happy parent.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2011
My son has been going to Rainbow of Knowledge in the Kindergarten classroom since November. Ms. Jenny is an extraordinary teacher. Her ability to teach and understand each kid's behavior and talent is phenomenal. My son has shown tremendous amount of improvement in academics and behavior. The small classroom and the school's motto and principle make this an outstanding choice for any kids.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2011
Rainbow of Knowledge has been the best expereince for my son who has attended for the last 2 years. The school has a small teacher to student ration and teaches a strong sense of community. Rainbow balances a strong academic program with hands on science, cooking and art. the field trips and special presentations are all well liked by the students. My son has matured academically and socially at this school and absolutely loves school. T.K (happy parent)

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2010
My Daughter started attending this school and loves it. They are very hands on a and have a lot of field trips. She attended Montessori based school for about 3.5 years and I can say that she learned more here and enjoys this school better than any of her previous schools. Teachers are very caring and we love them. It feels like an extended family for me. -S.R (Happy Mom)

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2008
My son attended preschool and Jr. K at Rainbow a few years ago and we loved it. They no longer offer preschool, but have Jr K instead (kids must be at least 4.9 years to start). We are now getting ready to send our daughter over. After 10 minutes of trying to find their web site we finally found the correct url: http://www.rainbowofknowledgeschool.com. Check them out - you will not regret it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 26, 2007
My son just does not fit in well with a traditional public school. Rainbow of Knowledge is so perfect for him. They have a very low student to teacher ratio and that individualized attention really helps him. I was extremely pleased to discover that their curriculum is just as demanding, if not more, than the public schools. The teachers are very supportive and I just think it is a great school for any type student.

- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2007
I feel so fortunate to have discovered Rainbow School of Knowledge. My son has been in the special ed classes at public school and it was just not a good environment for him. He has blossomed tremendously since he started attending Rainbow School this last summer. The teachers and the students have just embraced him with kindness and love and he looks forward to going to school now everyday. He's learning so much more and is being challenged which the public system would not do. The small class size is ideal for him. I feel we have been blessed by discovering the Rainbow School of Knowledge. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2007
The teachers are great, top-notch, very caring and supportive. The children themselves are all supportive in a way I have never seen. They nurture a love for learning, friendship and good social citizens. The environment: Progressive, academic, social, enriching, small class size. Can't say enough about the school, the staff, and the children.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2007
I feel Rainbow of Knowledge has a small and dedicated staff that gives individual attention to the children's needs. With the teacher to student ratio so low it really allows the teachers to know the child and meet their specific needs.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2007
Our daughter has attended Rainbow of Knowledge for almost 4 years. We believe she has not only received a quality education but also has gained a sense of community. The teachers use a progressive approach which makes learning fun and interesting by allowing the children to partner in the learning process. The teachers provide a good balance of structure and nurturing which helps the children feel safe in their environment. The children are taught to be 'Friends of the Earth,' which teaches them respect for their immediate environment and the planet. The children go on monthly educational field trips where they get to 'experience' learning in the community. A high level of parent involvement is required which results in positive role-modeling. A variety of extracurricular activities are offered: soccer, guitar, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, cheerleading, Jumpbunch, etc. Thus, we highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2007
Rainbow of Knowledge has made a huge difference in our daughter's life. This is truly a special place. Children are encouraged to be themselves and are helped to be the best person they can be. Strengths are strengthened and weaknesses are worked on, but in a positive and enriching way. Each child has the confidence to get up on stage in front of all the parents and speak at a school event. I don't know of another school that can that can build that level self-confidence at such young ages. It is a small, tight knit community, and the teachers and staff are amazing. This is the school to attend for a great elementary school and life base.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2007
All of the students, teachers and parents know each other and as parents we get better acquainted with each other through being volunteer helpers on the frequent field trips, school activities and work days. Everyone pitches in and helps out. The school emphasizes teaching the students environmental and social awareness, as well as a strong education. The child learns not only to have respect for themselves' but also others who interact with them, whether it is a teacher, parent, or fellow classmate. This small private school is great and offers a setting that is truely unlike any other. They do whatever it takes and go the distance to get your child involved. You know your child is learning and is out placing those who attend other schools. They are being given the tools to succeed in whatever they want to be. You can make a difference in your childs' future, enroll now!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2007
I have two children that have attended or are currently attending Rainbow of Knowledge. This school provides a very safe environment that allows each child to grow and discover their own strengths and likes. They are not restricted in their education to learn just the material required to pass a state mandated exam, yet they still learn and excel in the subjects being taught in the public school system. One of our children was able to transition into a public middle school without any problems. They were ahead of most of the students in their grade. The focus is not only academic but also includes lessons on being good friends, citizens, and community helpers. The school is small close community of students, teachers and parent who are very involved and participate in the schools success.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2007
One of our children has been at Rainbow for 4 years now and the other one just started. One thing that we really like about the school is the unity between all the staff. They are always thinking of ways to improve things around the campus. They all go above and beyond the call of duty for the school. I mostly enjoy their sense of creativity and enthusiasm in every event they plan. If it was up to my son, he would love to go there 6am to 6pm. Rainbow has been a great influence in our children's lives and we appreciate it.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2007
Rainbow is a nice, alternative school. If you don't want your child overly stressed in a type of school that is solely focused on academics, then this might be a good choice. The staff at Rainbow is focused on the kids. They go above and beyond to make learning fun and to make school an inviting environment so that our children actually want to go to school.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2007
Rainbow of knowledge is a well rounded school.I dont think you can ask for better teachers.They truly care about your childs education (and special needs if it applys)and well being. They are there to make learning fun and exciting a place where your child wants to go to school. My son use to get up on Saturday and say he wanted to go to school. The teachers are there to support the parents in any way that they can. The school offers a great environment for the kids. I'm very happy that my child is able to attend that school. I cant say enough except that you will be very pleased.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2006
This school provided a very supportive atmosphere for my son who started the year later than the other children. All staff were very helpful and honestly cared about my son. Children are encouraged to be good friends, citizens, and students. Education is at an advanced level, allowing children to thrive. Lots of parent participation which demonstrates for children the importance of school. Teachers go out of there way to help children solve problems. It was a very good experience for my son, providing a very good introduction to the school process. We would still be there if we had not moved out of the area.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2005
This is a small, private school that has preschool and K-5 available. The academics are in agreement with California standards, and the teachers are extremely supportive of the students and parents, both academically and emotionally. These are very caring individuals who work hard to ensure that your child succeeds on all levels. They emphasize non-violence and community involvement as well. Parent involvement is a strong part of the school.

- submitted by a parent
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Rainbow of Knowledge
15080 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA  95032
(408) 356-6555
Last modified Rainbow of Knowledge is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
Rainbow of Knowledge Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top