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The Menlo Experience. It’s all here.

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. 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.

Our application for Fall 2023 will be available on Ravenna on September 1. This season we will be offering both in-person and virtual events to get to know us. Event information can be found under Fall 2022 Events and will be updated throughout the season. In the meantime, we look forward to welcoming families to campus for our in-person Preview Days this fall.

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. 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 standardized test 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 learn a great deal about our amazing community of inspiring teachers and passionate students. We look forward to sharing our enthusiasm for the Menlo community and partnering with you as you explore schools.

Welcome to Menlo!


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.