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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. Like you, we find ourselves living with much uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.However, we want to put your family at ease and assure you that we are here to support you during every step of the admission process. 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 we hope will change the world someday. As we evaluate candidates, our Admission Committees look for a commitment to our mission and values, as well as readiness for our academic program. 

This fall, Menlo will launch an all-virtual admission season. Our website will become even more important than usual as we seek to provide you with the information you need to learn about the school. Please think of this page as the first place to turn for news about the admissions and application process.

Our application for Fall 2021 is now available on Ravenna. 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.

In the absence of a campus visit, we hope you will take advantage of many of the other opportunities we will be offering virtually to get to know us. If you begin by taking a look around our website, you will soon discover our amazing community of inspiring teachers and passionate students. Visit this page early and visit often!

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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Watch Video of VIRTUAL Preview Events
Take a Virtual Tour of Our Campus
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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.