Woodland School

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360 La Cuesta Dr

Portola Valley, CA 94028

(650) 854-9065

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 243

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

44 Parent Reviews for Woodland School

This is my daughter's 3rd year at Woodland and I can't imagine her anywhere else. Her 1st year there (kindergarten) was a big transition year, living abroad since her birth. She immediately felt a part of the Woodland community and thrived. The small class sizes, as well as their dedicated teaching and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/14

Very good school. We have been very happy with the education our daughter is receiving. Caring teachers and lots of improvements being made both to the physical environment and the curriculum. Take the negative reviews with a grain of salt...some people have an axe to grind.

Posted by a parent on 08/18/14

Unfortunately, I have to agree with one of the other reviewers who complained about Woodland not being organized after I received my 7th grader's report card and ERB scores today (July 2 )....ERB test was taken on Ap 4).....there was no letter accompanying his scores, no brochure, no nothing to explain ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/02/14

Woodland is in so much transition and has made such disastrous mistakes including teach burn out, it is not work your time. I suggest you re-evaluate them in a few years to see if circumstances and administrative staff get their acts together.

Posted by a parent on 06/13/14

Woodland has been disappointing and inconsistent. For the past 3 years, we have had three different P.E. programs bc the school kept changing their opinions about the role of P.E. in private school --- one year we didn't have any PE during the school day but were promised an extra "A" on the child's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/14

Woodland has become increasingly *disorganized* as it tries to double its size and run a capital campaign. Very frustrating. Some teachers are good to great and some are just horrible. Many have no prior teaching experience nor licensed credentials.

Posted by a parent on 06/04/14

I have had a child in every grade now at Woodland School and have been very happy throughout my 12-year involvement with the school. It is a preK - 8th grade school with a focus on 1) academics 2) character and 3) community. The curriculum is continually updated by amazing teachers who are well-trained ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/16/14

If your child has learning differences, I would not send them to Woodland. While you may get buy in from the administrators, you won't get it from the teachers in the upper grades. While some schools are almost too kid focused, this one seems to be too teacher-focused. On the other hand, the parent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/13

Woodland is an amazing school. We moved our 6th grader this year (he had attended K-5 at a Catholic school in Redwood City) as we felt he needed a more challenging curriculum and smaller class size. It was definitely the right move. The staff and teachers are so positive and truly work with your child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/13

We're a middle school family and have been impressed with the teachers, curriculum and support for our child. The block model scheduling allows time for deeper learning in the classroom. Homework is not just busy work - it's thoughtful, age appropriate and not overwhelming. The Head of School has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/13

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Portola Valley schools — Woodland School is located at 360 La Cuesta Dr, Portola Valley CA 94028. 360 La Cuesta Dr is in the 94028 ZIP code in Portola Valley, CA Woodland School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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