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1,887 students|Palo Alto Unified
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School leader:  Kim Diorio
50 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2321

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47 reviews

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Recent Comments


Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a parent · November 19, 2015
I am filled with gratitude and appreciation for Ms. Evans, Ms. Nangia, and Mr. Wilson, all outstanding teachers at Palo Alto High School. Although these three teachers teach different subjects, they have one thing in common: they know how to... more

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Submitted by a student · August 12, 2014
Academically competitive, accepting community but sometimes cliquey, nice course variety and mostly caring teachers. There is a lot of peer pressure to get into a "good" college, and teachers are most accessible when students personally email them... more

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Submitted by a student · September 19, 2013
Blatantly put, Palo Alto High School is academically challenging. All the students in the top lanes are extremely driven, and a "B+" is not considered an acceptable grade by many. Stanford University is right across the street, and it is a... more

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Submitted by a community member · March 10, 2013
As a 1961 Paly grad reading the comments below, not much has changed through the years. The postings of July 12, 2012 by a student, July 14, 2011, Oct. 27, 2010 could have been taken out of the anals of 1961. When we attended our 50th Class... more

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Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, CA  94301-2321
(650) 329-3701
Last modified Palo Alto High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Palo Alto High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top