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K-8|Private
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School leader:  Jim Eagen
3375 Edison Way
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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(650) 294-4570
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Best known for
"We are best known for our constructivist curriculum and integrated SEL emphasis."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Technical design and production, Choir / Chorus...
  • Sports
    None
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51 reviews

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How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Comments


Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · January 21, 2016
No homework except independent reading until grade 3. After that, homework is not meant to be kill and drill. Mostly project based. One example is a gratitude journal - practices writing and develops character.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 21, 2016
Our daughter is thrilled to be at school. She thrives with the integrated curriculum. Each year, the school has a change maker and they build curriculum around it. This year, Benjamin Franklin is the change maker. In English, this ties to... more

Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a parent · November 30, 2015
I feel particularly thankful to my children's' advisors who keep track of how they are doing in all of their subjects.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · November 30, 2015
There is very little homework at Synapse. When there is, it is purposeful and related to the work students are doing on projects in school.

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Synapse School
3375 Edison Way, Menlo Park, CA  94025
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. (650) 294-4570
Last modified Synapse School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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