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K-8|Private
115 students
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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
  • Transportation
    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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39 reviews

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Recent Comments


Amount of homework: Agree
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

Amount of homework: Agree
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.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 30, 2015
Because of this school's focus on emotional intelligence and social emotional learning in general, honesty, integrity and fairness are core values that are emphasized in all areas of the curriculum.

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Last modified: January 21, 2016
Last modified Synapse School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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