About

  • 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
  • Robust electives program and iLab (maker space)

Helios Motto
Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Kind

Founded
2007

Head of School
Pam Clarke

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 110

Tuition 2020-21
Grades K-4: $31,500
Grades 5-8: $33,500
Tuition Assistance available

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

On Site 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
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

 

Accreditation
WASC (Provisional)
CAIS (Provisional)