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Come see for yourself! We look forward to meeting you.

The Menlo School experience is centered around providing a transformative education. Our desire is for our graduates to be equipped for the challenges they will face in an ever-changing world. 

– Than Healy, Head of School

 Thank you for your interest in Menlo School. We hope you share our optimism that the worst of the pandemic is behind us and that the upcoming school year will be much closer to “normal.”  Since April, all of Menlo’s students have been on campus every day, all day, and we will be 100% in person this fall. We look forward to sharing our enthusiasm for the Menlo community and partnering with you as you explore schools. 

Menlo is home to a tight-knit community where everyone belongs and diverse thoughts and ideas are celebrated. Our supportive community empowers each student to find their voice as they build relationships that will last a lifetime and foster a lifelong love of learning. 

We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, inclusive community of students who are curious and kind. We seek students who want to make valuable contributions to their communities now and in the future. As we evaluate candidates, our Admission Committees look for a commitment to our Mission and Values, as well as readiness for our academic program. 

On September 1, Menlo will launch our 2021-22 admission season, which will include both in-person and virtual events. You can learn more about these events by clicking on “Fall 2021 Admissions Events” at the top of this page. The Menlo website will be an important place to find the information you need to learn about the school.  Please think of this page as the first place to turn to for news about the admissions and application process.  

Our application for Fall 2022 will be available on Ravenna on September 1. As you prepare to apply to Menlo this fall,  we want you to know that Menlo will be test-optional. Please read more about our test-optional policy here.

To begin learning more about Menlo today, check out our interactive campus map (below), and watch more videos about many different aspects of our program right from this page (Video Gallery). You will quickly discover our amazing community of inspiring teachers and passionate students. 

Welcome to Menlo!

Beth Bishop
Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Admission Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Phone: 650.330.2001 ext. 2600

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Menlo School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, disability or age in any of its policies, procedures or practices. This non-discriminatory policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, the School’s programs and activities.