Developing strong decision-making skills and understanding your intellectual and emotional capabilities as an…More individual are a few of the goals that Mid-Peninsula High School teachers help their students reach.
"We really encourage our students to be non conventional thinkers," Barbara Brown, Director of Admissions, said.
Each teacher is responsible for guiding 15 students or less through their experiences at Mid-Peninsula High.
The curriculum contains the essential core classes required of high school students. It also includes a variety of unique electives such as American Sign Language and Studio Art.
Emphasis is placed on preparing students for a college education, if that is the career path they choose, and providing them with the support necessary for them to successfully transition into the next level of their life. Each student is placed with a Core Teacher who acts as an academic advisor and a life coach.
Mid-Peninsula High School reaches capacity at 140 students, with applications accepted on a rolling basis. Transfer students are accepted.
Lydian Academy 815 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA94025 At Lydian Academy, high school students are prepared for college in a supportive learning environment with…More individualized sessions, UC-approved college prep and AP courses, tutoring, summer school and supplemental courses. The instruction hours are flexible, so like college students, Lydian students may choose different times of the day to attend. Though it is a private institution with highly customized programs, Lydian has a fully accredited high school. Its courses and curriculum are based on state standards and offer at least the same general education foundation one would find at a public school. Lydian also provides a modified program for students with learning disabilities. Students may also attend Lydian to earn credits while continuing to remain enrolled at their resident school.
Menlo School 50 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton, CA94027 Menlo School is a private college preparatory school offering educational instruction to students in middle school…More through high school. The institution offers advanced studies for exceptional students, provides financial aid to qualified students, organizes summer programs and offers participation in electives, college counseling and study abroad programs. Call the number provided or visit the school's web page for information on admissions.
Qwerty Education Services is a Menlo Park-based private tutoring practice. The staff at Qwerty have experience with…More learning disabilities, educational psychology and therapy.
Free telephone consultations are offered to discuss the appropriate service for each individual student. Parents may arrange to meet their assigned tutor beforehand if they feel it is necessary. Services include remedial and enrichment work, help with student school work and direct instruction. A formal cognitive and academic evaluation for older and younger students alike is provided by Qwerty.
Las Lomitas Elementary School 299 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Atherton, CA94027 Las Lomitas places a strong emphasis on mathematics courses, a practice that is reflected in its students'…More standardized test scores. State exit exam scores show 88 percent of Las Lomitas students earning proficient or advanced scores on language arts tests, and 94 percent securing those levels in math, both of which are well above the state averages. All students have their own assigned textbooks and instructional materials for all subjects. The Academic Performance Index score for this school is 10.
Selby Lane Elementary School 170 Selby Ln, Atherton, CA94027 Selby Lane Elementary School is an educational institution offering services for students in preschool through the…More 8th grade. The institution offers an on-site preschool and middle school with small class sizes. The educational philosophy of the institution emphasizes the academic development of students through involvement in social and individual learning activities focusing on English, History, Mathematics, Science, Computer Arts and more. Additionally, the school organizes athletics programs, enrichment classes for advanced students and electives.
Trinity Early Childhood Program 330 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 Trinity's Early Childhood Program includes classes for three- and four-year-olds, as well as junior kindergarten.…More Technology, community service and other cultural expectations are woven into a curriculum designed to challenge each individual student. The computer-to-student ratio is 1:3.
This institution specializes in preparing middle and high school students for standardized examinations. From…More SAT and ACT to Math Olympiad training, the teachers at Omega work with students to help identify effective study patterns and test-taking strategies. Omega conducts both classes and one-on-one sessions.
Omega designs classes to augment the Hillview curriculum.
Academic Trainers provides one-on-one training and advice to students at any level. Group sessions and cram sessions…More are also offered. Whether it be for students who are falling behind in classes, students who need to improve their organizational skills, or just want to excel in their classes, this is the place. Academic Trainers focuses on each student's primary curriculum rather than making its own curriculum. Entrance exam preparation is offered at Academic Trainers, including preparation for the ISEE, HSPT, SSAT, ERBs, PSAT, SAT and SAT IIs. On scheduled Mondays, this tutoring facility also offers free diagnostics for the ISEE, HSPT and the SSAT.
Academic Trainers offers summer programs from June to August. These programs include one-on-one tutoring, workshops, classes for credit and test preparation. Classes that can be taken for credit encompass courses in math (Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry), science (Biology, AP Bio, Chemistry and Physics), as well as Spanish I, II and III. Tutoring for students with learning disabilities is offered here with great results. Appointments may be scheduled online.
The premise of this Montessori school is to teach a child to be self- motivated. Every morning during work time,…More students select what job they want to do. Jobs are divided by subject, like science and practical life. Students can choose to work with a friend or work by themselves to complete a job. When they have finished it, they can put it back on the shelf and get another one, completing as many as they would like within the time allotted.
This middle-of-the-Road Montessori allows children to work together. The classrooms are a bit louder than strict Montessori classrooms, in which students are expected to quietly work alone while monitored by a teacher.
City of Menlo Park Gymnastics Center 501 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA94025 The Gymnastics Center for the City of Menlo Park is a small gym located in the Burgess Sports Center at Burgess Park.…More The Gymnastics Center features tumbling apparatuses, high bars, and balance beams. This gym also offers courses in physical fitness for anyone at least a year old. The Gymnastics Center accommodates a variety of needs in physical fitness, whether it be for motor skill training, games and play, coordination training or for the general well-being of the mind, body and spirit of its students. All classes are divided by age groups. The activity list at the center changes frequently, so it's advised that students sign up for email updates on the center's website. The center receives up to 1500 students each week. Birthday party rentals of the facility can be scheduled on Sundays.
This school is an institution that assists international students on their endeavor to master English, both written…More and spoken. Most full-time students are on an F 1 visa and apply for issuance of an I-20. Individuals on tourist visas (B1 or B2) or a visa waiver can opt to take courses here part time.
Private classes can be be arranged for accent reduction, presentations, and other specialized study topics. Housing and meals are available, as is airport pickup service.