Palo Alto Preparatory High School is a truly unique and small high school environment with a distinctive college preparatory program. We successfully combine structure and flexibility while we maintain an unrelenting focus on academic success. We are a closely-knit community focused on the academic and developmental growth of our students. Palo Alto Preparatory students learn to use their minds effectively to become active global citizens. Palo Alto Prep’s extraordinary teachers are committed to knowing their students and supporting them to achieve academic excellence. Our students graduate with strong academic skills and the confidence to face the academic, professional, and personal challenges of adult life.
Palo Alto Preparatory offers an engaging curriculum that prepares students for college while also teaching them to take responsibility for their education, to think critically about the world in which they live, and to become respectful and responsible members of their community. Ninety-five percent of Palo Alto Prep graduates go directly to college.