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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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85 reviews

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Overall:
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 honesty: 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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Submitted by a parent · December 25, 2015
We are very pleased with our experience at Helios and can't imagine our son at another school. Our son is highly asynchronous reading, writing and doing math at very different levels, and the school has worked hard to meet his needs in each area.... more

Grateful to: School leader
Submitted by a parent · December 25, 2015
We are extremely grateful to the head-of-school who has worked with us and our child (who doesn't fit any standard mold) to help him develop the tools to deal with his intellectual and emotional intensity -- and who has been extremely supportive... more

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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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Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 85 reviews. (408) 475-0017
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