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K-7|Private
135 students
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School leader:  Cindy McLeod
597 Central Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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(408) 475-0017
(650) 618-8527
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"We provide unique, tailored, and thoughtful education for gifted children."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing, Ceramics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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62 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · November 27, 2016
Excellent teaching. Structured yet innovative. Great for children who want to think and think deeply without been hot-housed. Teachers, parents and the children are an interesting mix and for our daughter it has been excellent.

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Submitted by a parent · September 14, 2016
At Helios, we’ve found a highly experienced and thoughtful group of educators—both school administrators and staff—who are firmly rooted in gifted education research and engaging curriculum design. In addition, social and emotional learning for... more

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Submitted by a teacher · June 08, 2016
I wanted to take this opportunity to speak about Helios to those who may not be familiar with it. Helios is by no means your typical Silicon Valley school, where the pressure to succeed and compete can be overwhelming, but is instead a place that... more

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 03, 2016
We've seen the school taking sides with bullies who blame the victims and deny their guilt.

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About this school

Our project-based learning environment offers the rigor, depth, and complexity gifted learners need. Equally important, Helios children thrive socially. They have a community of peers who are willing to “go deep” and engage each other in their passions.

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Last modified: November 27, 2016
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