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Woodside Priory School

Woodside Priory School is a coeducational private Catholic boarding traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Woodside Priory School says

Located within 40 minutes of San Francisco and 10 minutes of Stanford University, the Priory is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 9 through 12 as well as a coeducational day school for grades 6 through 8. Situated on a 50-acre campus in the heart of Silicon Valley, Priory offers a 7:1 student/teacher ratio, a strong college and university preparatory curriculum, a vast performing arts program, and a competitive athletics program. The Priory seeks to embody the values at the heart of Benedictine education a belief in order and personal responsibility; a respect for diversity and community life; a life-long love of learning; and the development of the person as a whole. Located within 40 minutes of San Francisco and 10 minutes of Stanford University, the Priory is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 9 through 12 as well as a coeducational day school for grades 6 through 8. Situated on a 50-acre campus in the heart of Silicon Valley, Priory offers a 7:1 student/teacher ratio, a strong college and university preparatory curriculum, a vast performing arts program, and a competitive athletics program. The Priory seeks to embody the values at the heart of Benedictine education a belief in order and personal responsibility; a respect for diversity and community life; a life-long love of learning; and the development of the person as a whole. Priory students are challenged to develop their fullest potential in the classrooms, on the athletic fields, in the performing and visual arts, and in their relationships with one another. Priory graduates go on to attend schools all across the country, including bigger schools such as Stanford, Harvard, Yale, UC Berkeley, and UCLA as well as smaller colleges like Carleton, Oberlin, Santa Clara, and Whitman.The Boarding Program embodies a family model with a full time Residential Faculty dedicated to working with boarding students after school, in the evenings, and on weekends. The goal of the Boarding Program is to develop independent, responsible, creative students who will engage in their communities. International in scope, the program attracts students from all parts of the world and throughout the western United States. Boarders enjoy seamless interaction with the Priory's day students in and outside the classroom. This provides for a rich diversity of peers and experiences that create a strong, vibrant community.

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Finance

Finance

Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $51,100 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (650) 851-8223
Email
  [email protected]

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 85th percentile.

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1844 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 371
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 33
7 35
8 33
9 74
10 68
11 70
12 58

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Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 56% Male / 44% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 18%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 82%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 12%

Extracurriculars

  • Anime - Japanese Animation Club
  • Dance Team
  • Equestrian
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Robotics
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Technology Club
  • Woodworking
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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