Ms. Brandon is nationally recognized for her visionary work in the areas of educational system improvement, reform, and innovation.
Woodland School hosted an eighth grade graduation ceremony on the morning of Friday, June 10. The Woodland School Class of 2016 will attend some of the best Bay Area public and private schools in the Fall.
Woodland's Destination Imagination improv team, California state champions, placed 2nd in the Instant Challenge and 8th overall in the Global Finals held in Knoxville, TN last week after competing against 87 of the best DI teams from around the world.
Two grades come together to learn about and celebrate Mexican culture.
Twenty nine students at Woodland School received awards in the National French Contest.
In the days leading up to graduation, eighth grade students at Woodland School in Portola Valley, CA will present their findings and solutions on issues of global significance.
Eighteen Woodland Students in Kindergarten through seventh-grade received awards in the 17th Annual Portola Valley Poetry Contest, sweeping success at the K-8 level.
Mr. Kuong is the sixth Woodland teacher in the last seven years to win a Klingenstein Fellowship.
After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation in the Silicon Valley regional and California state academic tournaments, Woodland School's improv team has earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination's Global Finals.
Alexa Brown, a student at Woodland School, has been selected for the 2016 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.
we are woodland
a little about us
Woodland School is an independent day school located just west of Stanford that offers a balanced approach to learning in a diverse and inclusive environment for approximately 285 students in early childhood through eighth grade.
Woodland School is committed to bringing out the best in each child through a nurturing of both intellect and character. With rich content and an emphasis on student-driven projects, students are empowered and encouraged to be active and engaged learners.
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- student to teacher ratio
- after school programs
- STRONG FOUNDATIONS
- Our students build a strong academic foundation and master key skills across disciplines to become adept learners.
- INQUIRY-BASED PROJECTS
- Woodland encourages students to be active and engaged in the learning process. We believe students learn to their potential when they are inspired.
- DESIGN THINKING & TECHNOLOGY
- Incorporating a hands-on, problem solving approach that unlocks students’ creativity and fosters critical thinking.
- BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN EACH CHILD
- Our caring commumity values not only every student's academic success, but also their social and emotional development and maturity.
Woodland students possess the courage to question, the confidence to speak up, and the compassion to take action--skills necessary as they make their way in an increasingly interconnected world.
flexible problem solvers
At all levels, Woodland students are encouraged to use the Design Thinking process to identify problems and design, execute, and refine solutions.
We build character in and out of the classroom, it’s an integral part of our teaching philosophy.