Palo Alto Unified

Know your school choice options in California.

California has an open enrollment policy, which means your child can attend any school in the district (called intradistrict choice), including charter schools, as long as there is space. Some districts will allow your child to attend a school in a neighboring district (called interdistrict choice).

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 10 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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25 Churchill Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Santa Clara
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PH: (650) 329-3700
FAX: (650) 329-3803
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yellow arrow Grades K-12
yellow arrow 11,619 students
yellow arrow 18 schools
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Recent Reviews

Juana Briones Elementary School

For a school in the Palo Alto Unified School District, this one seems to have fallen th...

Posted 2 days ago

Herbert Hoover Elementary School

Hoover Elementary is a choice school in the district. Meaning, although it is a public...

Posted 14 days ago

Juana Briones Elementary School

This school and its teachers are not well prepared to teach students with learning issu...

Posted 47 days ago

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