Menlo School Logo: yellow circle with blue tree. The school was founded in 1915.
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Discover your interests.  Find your voice.  Enjoy the journey.

Fall in love with learning.

Students working on the quad (2008)

At Menlo, we challenge, support, excite, and empower our students to pursue academic excellence, develop deep curiosity, and fall in love with learning.

An atmosphere of joy, kindness, and respect permeates campus. Our students are immersed in a stimulating academic environment and encouraged to try new things, make new friends, and discover or nourish a passion through our thoughtfully designed curriculum and enthusiastically supported co-curricular opportunities. Our students are challenged and engaged and well supported by a caring community of adults. The interactions between our students and faculty are often mutually inspiring, creating a place where the sense of community is quite palpable.

At Menlo, we believe students realize their potential and develop excitement for learning through their relationships with bright, dynamic teachers who know how to inspire, who challenge and offer nurturance, who care about them, who know how students learn, who love the material they teach, and who want to transmit that enthusiasm to their students. Great teachers stoke the curiosity. Great teachers stay with you for a lifetime. Great teaching is the core of our academic program.