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PK-10|Private
300 students
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School leader:  Sally Thorogood
475 Pope Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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(650) 324-8617
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Best known for
"We are best known for our multilingual, IB curriculum."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Humanities, Mathematics, Multiculturalism / Global...
  • Arts
    Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    French, German, Spanish
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31 reviews

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Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 03, 2016
They encourage students to work out differences themselves before teachers are involved. I have not heard of any instances of kids fighting or having problems.

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Submitted by a parent · March 03, 2016
My daughter has attended this school since pre-school and loves it! Aside from being bi-lingual, she is learning so much through specific units that help children understand the world they live in and how they relate to it. The International... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 01, 2015
We have two children at the school (3d and 5th grade) and have been there since preschool (8 years). We are residents in one of the top school districts in Silicon Valley, but we have been so impressed with GAIS, particularly the International... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 01, 2015
This school is "one of a kind". After having seen the benefits/advantages that the IB curriculum brings in comparison to other traditional teaching approaches we can only tell other parents - try it! The IB curriculum is inquiry based. It... more

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About this school

Our internationally focused middle and high school program offers students a unique preparatory, multilingual education providing them with the necessary skills for university and life beyond. For younger students we offer a German immersion preschool and elementary program, educating engaged, independent, and balanced learners. Students are taught in a multilingual environment, graduating with literacy skills in at least two languages.

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Last modified: November 7, 2016
Last modified Alto International School is a Private school that serves grades PK-10
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