• Private, secular school designed specifically for gifted learners, based on best practices in gifted education
  • Theme-based, authentic, immersive learning
  • Rigorous academic curriculum in a collaborative environment
  • Multi-dimensional learning, including strong social and emotional development
  • Ability-based math class groupings
  • 2 full-time teachers plus specialty teachers
  • Low student/teacher ratio, maximum 10:1
  • Foreign language program for Mandarin and Spanish by native speakers

Helios Motto
Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Kind


Head of School
Patti Wilczek

Campus On 4-acres in Sunnyvale, CA
Helios School
597 Central Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Grades Served
Kindergarten to 8th grade

Number of Students
Approximately 155

Tuition 2019-2020
Grades K-4: $30,200
Grades 5-8: $32,000
Tuition Assistance available

Where Current Families/Staff Members Live
From Santa Cruz to San Francisco and Half Moon Bay to Pleasanton

School Day Hours
Monday: 8:30 - 3:15
Tuesday: 8:30 - 3:15
Wednesday: 8:30 - 3:15
Thursday: 8:30 - 12:15
Friday: 8:30 - 3:15
Drop-off as early as 8:00 and clubs/aftercare available until 6:00pm

Shuttle Transportation Service
From Redwood City, Palo Alto, Los Altos
Cities are determined based on demand

Hot Lunch Program

Daily hot lunch service available through My Green Lunch


WASC (Provisional)
CAIS (Provisional)