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CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS

HeadsUp! ÂŽ Child Development Centers offer children an enriched environment in which they can grow to fulfill their full potential. The goal of the centers is to help make every child a HeadsUp! child: bright, alert, motivated, independent, self-confident, and social. Our dual-career families know their children are receiving the finest care and developmental guidance available.

Cultivating

astonishing potential! • • • • • •

Year Round, Full-Day Program for Ages 0-6 Individualized Montessori Curriculum Bilingual (Chinese-English) Preschool Classroom International Curriculum (Chinese, Spanish) Focus on Thinking Skills & Personal Values Cultivation of Gifts & Talents

Palo Alto

San Jose

Pleasanton

2800 W. Bayshore Road 650-424-1221 Tracy Bootz, Dir.

2841 Junction Avenue 408-432-1644 Danielle Ewing, Dir.

4671 Chabot Drive 925-463-2885 Imelda Acosta, Dir.

www.headsup.org Affiliated Programs: Emerson School - Palo Alto Hacienda School - Pleasanton

KEYS SCHOOL Open Houses - 2012 Lower School (K-4) Sat., Nov. 3 Middle School (5-8) Sat., Oct. 13 and Thu., Nov. 8 Please see website for times.

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Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

– William Butler Yeats

Lower School Campus - 2890 Middlefield Road Middle School Campus - 3981 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 328-1711 www.keysschool.com 56 • Info Palo Alto www.PaloAltoOnline.com

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6-8. A private, independent Roman Catholic school, a division of Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, and a part of the International Network of Sacred Heart Schools. (See Child care centers and preschools for information on preschool and kindergarten.) Admission: Application deadline January 2013; admissions tests required. Interview. Waiting list. • 650-322-1866 • admissions@shschools.org • www.shschools.org St. Elizabeth Seton School 1095 Channing Ave., Palo Alto. Principal: Evelyn M. Rosa. Class Size: 30. Enrollment: 270. Tuition: $3,300 per student, price lowers with each additional student. Tuition is subsidized by the Daughters of Charity. Catholic, coed. Grades K-8. Uniforms. Extended day program available. Strong parent involvement. Admission: Application, admissions test. • 650-326-9004 • www.setonpaloalto.com St. Joseph Catholic School 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mtn. View. Principal: Stephanie Knight. Class Size: 28. Enrollment: 210. Tuition: $6,920 per child. Roman Catholic school of the San Jose Diocese, serving 200 families with students in K-8th grade. The school is committed to educating the whole child in an environment where spiritual growth, academic excellence and an appreciation of multicultural values are fostered. WASC accredited. Admission:

Admission to St. Joseph Catholic School shall be determined by the pastor and the principal in accordance with Diocesan policies. Enrollment opens in January. Based on available space. $50 application fee. • 650-967-1839 • info@sjmv.org • www.sjmv.org St. Raymond School 1211 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Principal: Dr. Tara Rolle. Class Size: 16:1 student -teacher ratio for kindergarten and 1-8 in core subjects; 32 maximum class size. Enrollment: 275. Tuition: $7,995-$10,600, depending on Catholic status and choice to volunteer and purchase $5,000 in SCRIP; additional children’s tuition discounted. $6,500$9,000 for junior kindergarten. Catholic, coeducational elementary school. Grades: K-8. Junior kindergarten also available. Admission: Applications available end of January. Tours scheduled in November and December. Open house usually last Sunday in January; call to verify date and time. • 650-322-2312 • akelly@straymond.org • www.straymond.org Stratford School 870 N. California Ave., Palo Alto. Elementary Principal: Sherrie Paregian; Preschool Principal: Zhila Larijani. Class Size: 1:12 preschool; 1:15 for K; 1:22 for elementary. Tuition: $13,589 for preschool full day; $13,791 for kindergarten full day; $13,981 for 1-5; half-day care is available. Preschool-5th

experience matters.

When it’s your child, experience matters.

Teaching MANDARIN IMMERSION for 15 years. A leader in FRENCH IMMERSION in Palo Alto. Established nursery through 8th grade programs. Accepting pre-school applications. Register for a tour today.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF THE PENINSULA Ecole internationale de la PĂŠninsule s Ě˝ŕŁ‘ŕŠ˘á„‘á‹•ŕ¤“ WWWISTPORGs(650) 251-8504

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).