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PK-10|Private
260 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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"We believe in the importance of a globally minded, progressive education. "

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
    Computer animation, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    French, German, Spanish
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36 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 18, 2017
Great small school with International program! We originally had our kids in one of the best school districts in the US but decided to switch to GAIS - our best decision ever! Not only the chance to learn 3 languages but also the approach to teach... more

Supports LD students: Agree
Submitted by a parent · February 18, 2017
Small class sizes help that no child is falling through the cracks.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · February 18, 2017
The new principal and the Board have done an unbelievable job in executing against the vision of the school.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · February 18, 2017
The students at this school are some of the most mature students I have seen when touring schools.

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About this school

Founded in 1988, Alto is an accredited International Baccalaureate World School in the Heart of Silicon Valley. Our middle and high school program offers students a unique preparatory, multilingual education providing students with the necessary skills for university and life beyond. For younger students we offer a German immersion focused preschool and elementary program. Every day we create a stimulating learning environment for our students who come from all over the world.

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Last modified: May 24, 2017
Last modified Alto International School is a Private school that serves grades PK-10
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