Details overview

Hours 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
School leader Mrs. Carol Piraino
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Drama
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Computer animation
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
French
World languages taught (misc.) Hebrew

Support

9
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Music room
Library
Internet access
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 96% 26%
Hispanic 2% 52%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
7
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Volleyball
Tennis
Swimming
Soccer
Golf
Flag football
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Girls sports (misc.) Bowling
Boys sports Tennis
Swimming
Soccer
Flag football
Golf
Cross country
Basketball
Boys sports (misc.) Bowling
Clubs Yearbook
Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Drama club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Parent involvement Volunteer time after school
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Students typically continue on to these schools Los Altos High School
  Gunn High School
  Kehillah Jewish High School

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Security personnel
School counselor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Reading specialist
PE instructor
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Gifted Specialist
Computer specialist
Art teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Russian
French
Arabic
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Hebrew

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Jewish Learning Works
Partner website Www.jewishlearningworks.org

Enrollment

Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/17/2014
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012