Destination Imagination is an after school program where students use creativity and collaboration to turn their ideas into reality.
Head of School Marja Brandon reminds the community to be "upstanders," not bystanders.
Fifth grader Nikhil Chand recently placed second in a California competition and qualifies to compete in the program's international competition.
Second grade teacher Maria Barulich knows talent when she sees it.
These middle school students are designing incubators to transport fertile chicken eggs.
With biotech entrepreneur Dr. Hugh Rienhoff by their side, seventh grade students extracted their DNA in this exciting lab exploring genetics.
An exemplar of character, Nicholas Burnett recently became an Eagle Scout.
As part of a Humanities project, sixth grade students examine this question.
Sixth Grade students went through the process of designing and building working models of the water cycle.
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 292 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.
- average class size
- 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.