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255. Tuition: $11,960-$15,635/year. A nonprofit, progressive school situated on six acres that focuses on the whole child by offering a rich and engaging curriculum in academics and the arts. Special instruction in art, science, math, dramatics, ceramics, weaving, music, dance, physical education and wood shop. Nursery-8th grade. Child care offered year-round. Admission: Visit, interview; application due by Jan. 18, 2013. • 650-325-1584 • katy@peninsulaschool.org, marylou@ peninsulaschool.org • www.peninsulaschool.org Phillips Brooks School 2245 Avy Ave., Menlo Park. Head of School: Dr. Scott Erickson; Director of Early Learning Center: Debra Jarjoura; Director of Admissions: Melanie Shaw. Class Size: Average of 18. Student-teacher ratio 8:1. Enrollment: 276. Tuition: 3-yearolds, $14,600; 4-year-olds, $18,400; K-5, $28,500. Tuition assistance is available for all grade levels. Independent, coeducational day school; grades pre-kindergarten through 5th; blends the academic, physical and social aspects of the program with spiritual awareness and understanding to provide an environment that celebrates individuality, promotes problem-solving through critical thinking and encourages students to fulfill their potential. Admission: Applications due early January; testing in February for upper

grades. Wait pool. Uniforms for K-5. • 650-854-4545 • info@phillipsbrooks.org • www.PhillipsBrooks.org Pinewood School 477 Fremont Ave., Los Altos. Principal: K-2: Debbi St. Germain; Principal for 3-6: Keri Borzello. Class Size: 8-10 in kindergarten; 12-20 in grades 1-2; 15-20 in grades 3-6. Enrollment: K-6: approximately 270. Tuition: Grade K-6, $19,500; Annual supplemental fee of $750 (grades K-6) and $900 (grades 7-12) for art supplies, workbooks, textbooks and field trips. Lower Campus teaches grades K-2. Two other Pinewood campuses teach grades 3-6 (327 Fremont Ave. Los Altos) and 7-12 (26800 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills). Uniforms required for K-6. Admission: Applications accepted Oct-mid Jan. Testing, academic records, and teacher recommendations are required. Student interviews and shadow days are required for grades 4-12. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis. • 650-209-3050 for lower campus; 650209-3030 for middle campus • Lower Campus: lcinfo@pinewood. edu, Middle Campus: mcinfo@ pinewood.edu • www.pinewood.edu Sacred Heart Schools, Lower & Middle School 150 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton. Principal: Bridget Collins. Class Size: 16. Enrollment: 1,075. Tuition: Grades 1-5: $24,650; Grades 6-8: $31,750. Lower School grades 1-5; Middle School grades

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Where scholarship and values matter.

PRESCHOOL THROUGH 12TH GRADE ON ONE CAMPUS        

Roman Catholic, independent school Rigorous and challenging academic program Coeducational Average teacher/student ratio 1:16 Outstanding athletic programs            Beautiful 63-acre campus with modern facilities Financial assistance available

Real students, re al

stories.

Each child is unique, and we celebrate that at Harker. Passionate, experienced teachers; customized placement in levels that meet each student’s needs; emphasis on character development; amazing after-school programs - it all adds up to an inspiring and fun environment that brings out the very best in each child. We’re getting a kick out of helping Callie ďŹ nd her passions (and her patience). Let us help your children ďŹ nd their unique style!

Est. 1893 ¡ K-12 College Prep 150 Valparaiso Avenue  Atherton, CA 94027  650.322.1866  www.shschools.org Inquiries: admission@shschools.org

Lower: 4300 Bucknall Rd. Middle: 3800 Blackford Ave. Upper: 500 Saratoga Ave.

www.harker.org

¡ 408.249.2510 ¡ San Jose, CA ¡ admissions@harker.org www.PaloAltoOnline.com Info Palo Alto • 55

Info Palo Alto 2012 - Section 2  

The Palo Alto Weekly's Info Palo Alto 2012 special publication (section 2).

Info Palo Alto 2012 - Section 2  

The Palo Alto Weekly's Info Palo Alto 2012 special publication (section 2).