Schools in Palo Alto

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School Districts in Palo Alto

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Palo Alto Unified Public K - 12 19 11,801
Santa Clara County Office Of Education Public K - 12 18 4,781

Schools in Palo Alto

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    10 Ohlone Elementary School

    'Ohlone is truly unique, I can't say enough good things about it. It has brought out the best in our children, educating them towards self-confident curious learners and creative problem-solvers. The...

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    10 Walter Hays Elementary School

    'I love teaching at Walter Hays. Everyone is truly vested in the child's individual education and each child is valued for himself/herself. Differentiation is the key to meeting each child's...

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    10 Fairmeadow Elementary School

    'This is a wonderful school, with engaged parents, a truly diverse student body, and excellent teachers. Science lab is hands-on, and our kids love it. The new facilities are nice, and the on-campus...

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    10 Addison Elementary School

    'It's a great community...parents, teachers, adminiistrators, and of course the children!'

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    10 Duveneck Elementary School

    'Duveneck has been blessed with a great principal. The school has turned over 3 principals due to promotions, relocation, etc. Our latest principal is excellent. My kids are now in 5th grade. I kept...

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    10 Palo Verde Elementary School

    'Great, well-rounded school! Excellent teachers, principal, and staff. Very caring, active, diverse group of down-to-earth parents. Palo Verde values asset building, social and emotional...

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    10 El Carmelo Elementary School

    'El Carmelo is generally a good school with qualified teachers and some very supportive parents. There are about 20-30% of new families every year.'

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    10 Juana Briones Elementary School

    'The school has extremely helpful teachers and staff and very nice and friendly families. The children always feel safe playing in the school yard.'

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    10 Herbert Hoover Elementary School

    'Great school - emphasis is not on group projects - concept is "traditional" classroom, but my child loves her teachers, classmates, and school, as well as the Kids Club afterschool program onsite....

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    7 Barron Park Elementary School

    'We moved to Barron Park from the UK and have been very pleased with the school ethos, welcome and academic approach. The parent community is very supportive of the Principal and everyone is open and...

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    10 Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School

    'JLS has it all. Sharon Ofek is a truly inspiring leader, hiring and empowering a diverse, dynamic, and dedicated teaching staff. Many parents told me how impressed they were with the quality and...

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    10 David Starr Jordan Middle School

    'Great school. The school has improved a lot over the past five years, in part due to the new principal. It provides a high quality education, very interactive and interesting projects and...

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    10 Terman Middle School

    'Great school! Bullying? Hard to believe. Great kids from great families. Mostly excellent teachers. After school sports are not well coached, but curriculum is decent. Safe campus.'

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    9 Henry M. Gunn High School

    'Counseling here may be a little lacking, but overall, Gunn is a great school to be in. It has a rigorous academic program, and a great performing arts program. Gunn has not dominated in most sports,...

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    9 Palo Alto High School

    'Academically competitive, accepting community but sometimes cliquey, nice course variety and mostly caring teachers. There is a lot of peer pressure to get into a "good" college, and teachers are...

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    N/A Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford

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