We Uphold a Rich Legacy of Excellence.

We encourage our students to become kind, well-rounded people who are poised to change their world for the better.

Creating a Joyful Community

Passionate, accessible teachers and administrators partner with students and parents in the education journey.

23

AP and Honors Courses

11

average class size

7:1

average student-teacher ratio

8000

hours of community service donated by our students last year

80%

of Upper Campus students participate in extracurricular activities

100%

of 3rd- to 12th-grade students volunteer their time in community service

75%

of Upper Campus students traveled abroad with Pinewood last spring break

30

Spirit Days spent celebrating Panther Pride each year


Pinewood School is a private school providing quality education to the Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale community.

Inspiring the Best in Our Students

Our graduates have gone on from our Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale community to continue their quality education at the following universities
  • Amherst
  • Boston
  • Duke
  • Georgetown
  • Harvard
  • Hopkins
  • MIT
  • Princeton
  • Rhodes
  • SCAD
  • St. Johns College
  • Wake Forest
  • William and Mary
  • Yale

Empowering Students to Explore & Grow

Our students engage in meaningful, varied opportunities that empower them to explore their talents and develop new skills.

Athletics

Our mission is to provide competitive opportunities that emphasize the lifelong values of sportsmanship, individual effort, teamwork, dedication, and integrity.

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Arts

Our students learn to see their world from new angles—by performing, singing, and dancing on stage, as well as by designing, painting, drawing, and sculpting.

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Technology

We aim to enhance the way students learn, communicate, and connect with the world around them by promoting innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

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Student Life

No matter what endeavors our students choose to pursue, their experiences spark a journey of self-discovery that is never defined or restricted by labels.

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Academics

Our students build tenacity and resilience, becoming confident leaders and contributors inside and outside of the classroom. It’s no wonder that Pinewood students’ academic achievements match or exceed those of any school in the area.

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News & Events

Pinewood School is a private school providing quality education to the Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale community.

Nondiscriminatory Policy: Pinewood School admits students of any sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, athletic programs and other school-administered programs.