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Stanford University Epgy Online High School

Private | 7-12

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $1,020,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,380.

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted March 7, 2014

Our son goes here. We were looking for RIGOROUS academics, didn't need sports or other extra-curriculars (this school doesn't offer that - we do all that on our own elsewhere). But in terms of being a simply TOUGH school to get in to and actually go to, just get through the daily academics - Intend on your kids spending a MINIMUM of 10 hours a week doing outside work for each and every class (that doesn't include time spent in class), otherwise they won't be right for the OHS. The kids here are the next Steve Jobs/Zukerberg/Gates etc. SATs are amazing - our 2400 kid fits right in. Only downside is limited opportunities for social interaction, mostly online. And yes, kids online can be plenty mean, just like any other school, so be warned. If you're looking for seriously hard academics, go here. For a "complete" one-stop package, go somewhere else. OHS IS pricey (especially if you have to pick up ECs outside school) so figure out what exactly your kids need before applying, and if they're ready to devote that much time.
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Posted January 24, 2014

Easily the most rigorous and thoughtful academic curriculum I have ever seen. the high school coursework surpasses the first two years of most universities. The teachers are impressive and the work load just right--no waste or busy-work assignments. While the amount of work to do each day is considerable, it does not appear to be unnecessarily burdensome as one finds in many schools. Hardwork and smartwork are rewarded. The school's support apparati are excellent and very much reflective of their stated mission. What could be better? Nothing obvious.
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Posted October 2, 2013

Stanford University Online High School is academically very vigorous. The dedicated teachers are mostly Phd.s therefore have great depth in their fields. The school's goal is to develop thinkers. If you are prepared to work hard at OHS, college will feel very easy. There are no limits for taking advanced courses including university level courses as long as you have the prerequisites. The student body is extremely diverse with students from all over the world many students excel in their passions. There are Olympians, successful participants in International (different sciences) Olympiads, world touring musicians, ...... that excel in school. They just received a huge amount of money allocated to merit scholarships for highly gifted students.
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Posted April 5, 2013

The OHS is a rigorous school with professors that are extremely advanced in their fields. The sense of community is amazing!


Posted March 5, 2013

They would accept any students who could afford it. EPGY is not interested in education, but profits.
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Posted August 17, 2012

Great school for strong students. Very rigorous academics and a vibrant, engaged and supportive group of educators and students. Excellent choice for a fantastic high-school education that prepares students extremely well for college.
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Posted April 6, 2011

Excellent school for gifted independent learners. Great community. Lots of academic opportunities. Great teachers! University level education.
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Posted January 21, 2011

Outstanding professors. Academically demanding. And, thanks to being online, portable and flexible. This is a great option for self-motivated kids who need an academic challenge. Student body is based world-wide, wonderfully diverse, yet classes are small and professors give students personal attention. Highly recommended for gifted children.
—Submitted by a parent


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220 Panama Street
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 721-9422

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